Dr Jenny Mathers BA Mount Holyoke College MPhil University of Oxford DPhil University of Oxford

Dr Jenny Mathers

Reader in International Politics

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Jennifer Mathers received her undergraduate degree from Mount Holyoke College in the United States and her MPhil and DPhil from Oxford University. She joined the Department in 1992 while completing her DPhil thesis on Soviet ballistic missile defence policy from Stalin to Gorbachev. Her teaching and research spans two broad areas: Russian politics and security and gender and war. She edits Minerva Journal of Women and War published by McFarland &. Co. and convenes the University-wide Gender Studies Research Group.

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Jennifer Mathers received her undergraduate degree from Mount Holyoke College in the United States and her MPhil and DPhil from Oxford University. She joined the Department in 1992 while completing her DPhil thesis on Soviet ballistic missile defence policy from Stalin to Gorbachev. Her teaching and research spans two broad areas: Russian politics and security and gender and war. She edits Minerva Journal of Women and War published by McFarland &. Co. and convenes the University-wide Gender Studies Research Group.

Publications

2012

Mathers, J.G. 2012. Women and State Military Forces. In C. Cohn. (ed) Women and War: Contested Histories, Uncertain Futures. Polity, Cambridge pp. 124-145. Cadair

Mathers, J. 2012. Nuclear Weapons in Russian Foreign Policy: Patterns in Presidential Discourse 2000–2010. Europe-Asia Studies 64 (3) pp. 495-519. 10.1080/09668136.2012.661930 Cadair

Mathers, J. 2012. The Red Rockets' Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet Imagination, 1857-1957. 10.1016/j.spacepol.2011.12.003 Cadair

2010

Mathers, J.G. 2010. The Military, Security and Politics. In S. White., R. Sakwa., H. E. Hale. (eds) Developments in Russian Politics 7. Springer Nature, Basingstoke pp. 245-262. Cadair

2007

Mathers, J.G. 2007. Russia's Women Soldiers in the Twenty-First Century. Cadair

2006

Webber, S.Mathers, J. 2006. Military and Society in Post-soviet Russia. Manchester University Press, Manchester Cadair

Mathers, J.G. 2006. Women, society and the military: Women soldiers in post-Soviet Russia. In S. Webber., J. G. Mathers. (eds) Military and Society in Post-soviet Russia. Manchester University Press, Manchester pp. 207-227. Cadair

2003

Mathers, J.G. 2003. Outside Politics? Civil-Military Relations during a Period of Reform. In A. C. Aldis., R. N. McDermott. (eds) Russian Military Reform 1992-2002. Soviet (Russian) Military Experience Taylor & Francis, Abingdon pp. 22-41. Cadair

2002

Mathers, J.G. 2002. Reform and the Russian Military. In T. Farrell., T. Terriff. (eds) The Sources of Military Change: Culture, Politics, Technology. Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder pp. 161-184. Cadair

2000

Mathers, J.G. 2000. Women in the Russian Armed Forces: A Marriage of Convenience? The Minerva Journal of Women and War 18 (3-4) pp. 129-143. Cadair

Mathers, J.G. 2000. The Russian Nuclear Shield from Stalin to Yeltsin: The Cold War and Beyond. St Antony's Series Springer Nature, New York Cadair

1999

Mathers, J.G. 1999. The lessons of Chechnya: Russia's forgotten war? Civil Wars 2 (1) pp. 100-116. 10.1080/13698249908402398 Other Cadair

1998

Mathers, J.G. 1998. Review article: Russia Confronts Chechnya. Civil Wars 1 (4) pp. 90-93. 10.1080/13698249808402392 Other Cadair

Mathers, J.G. 1998. 'A fly in outer space': Soviet ballistic missile defence during the Khrushchev period. Journal of Strategic Studies 21 (2) pp. 31-59. 10.1080/01402399808437716 Other Cadair

1996

Mathers, J.G. 1996. Russian National Security Policy after the Cold War. In M. J. Davis. (ed) Security Issues In The Post-Cold War World. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham pp. 40-56. Cadair

1995

Mathers, J.G. 1995. Déjà vu: Familiar trends in Russian strategic thought. Contemporary Security Policy 16 (3) pp. 380-395. 10.1080/13523269508404122 Other Cadair

Mathers, J.G. 1995. The Generals Manoeuvre on the Political Battlefield. Other Cadair

Mathers, J.G. 1995. Corruption in the Russian Armed Forces. Other Cadair

1993

Mathers, J.G. 1993. The Russians Otherwise Engaged. Parliamentary Brief: Volume 2, Number 4, November-December 1993. pp. 38-40. Cadair