Jade McGlynn


Jade McGlynn is an author and Research Fellow at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. Her research focusses on Russia’s war against Ukraine since 2014, propaganda, memory politics, and state-society relations in Russia.

Her latest book, Russia’s War, was released on 17th March 2023. It explains why Russians support the war on Ukraine (order here). Her next book, Memory Makers, is out on 1st June 2023 and shows how the Kremlin rebuilt a mythical past to justify a militant present (pre-order.). Both books are based on over a decade of research into Russian politics of memory and propaganda, including Jade’s DPhil research, which she completed at the University of Oxford, where she worked as a Lecturer of Russian.

You can find Jade’s journalism and expert commentary on all things Russia in a wide variety of international media outlets, from CNN to The Times She is a frequent contributor to BBCDeutsche Welle, The Telegraph and The Spectator. This is in addition to her academic work at King’s College London and her policy work with New Diplomacy Project and CSIS.

Jade is also often engaged as a public speaker and to consult on issues of foreign policy, diplomacy and defence relating to Russia and Ukraine by governments and organisations in the UK, USA, and beyond.