Dr Precious N Chatterje-Doody

Russian foreign and security policy | Information politics and 'post-truth' |
Soft power, political communication, public diplomacy and propaganda

Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody is a Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at Open University, UK. Her multidisciplinary research interests centre on questions of communication, perception, identity and security, with a particular focus on Russia. She was formerly a postdoctoral Research Associate on the AHRC-funded scholarly investigation of the RT (Russia Today) international broadcasting network, Reframing Russia for the Global Mediasphere: from Cold War to 'Information War'? 

Dr Chatterje-Doody publishes work on identity in international relations; soft power, political communication and global media; historical memory, identity and security; and Russia's international broadcaster, RT. Together with Dr Natasha Kuhrt of King's College, London, and Dr Marcin Kaczmarski, of Glasgow University, she also co-convenes the British International Studies working group on Russian and Eurasian Security.

Her latest articles are published in the Cambridge Review of International Affairs (2020) on Emotions and RT's videos about the Syrian conflict, and in   European Journal of Cultural Studies (2019) on Russian media commemoration of the Russian revolutions' centenary.

Dr Chatterje-Doody is currently writing two books, "The Russian identity riddle: unwrapping Russia’s security policy" (Routledge, 2021) and "RT and Conspiracy Theories, (co-authored with Dr Ilya Yablokov, Leeds University (Routledge, 2021). 


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