Farkhod Aminjonov is an Assistant Professor at the National Defense College, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Before joining National Defense College, he was an Assistant Professor at Zayed University, UAE, and Professor-Researcher at Narxoz University, Kazakhstan. As a Deputy Director of the Central Asia Institute for Strategic Studies and a Senior Research Fellow at the Eurasian Research Institute of Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh–Turkish University based in Kazakhstan, he contributed to the institutes’ work on energy security and foreign policy. Dr. Aminjonov has experience engaging in many individual and collaborative research projects with German, Canadian, Norwegian, American, and Turkish top-tier think tanks and such international organizations as the OSCE and the UN. He is a specialist in Eurasian energy and its intersection with international politics, climate, and security. His works appeared in Social Science Quarterly, RUSI Journal, UNISCI Journal, NUPI-OSCE Academy CADGATReports, and multiple edited volumes by internationally recognized academic and policy-focused presses.
Assistant Professor, National Defense College of the United Arab Emirates