DIIS Reports, Danish Institute for International Studies 2013:12
Roger N. McDermott is an Affiliated Senior Analyst, Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen, Senior International Fellow, FMSO, Fort Leavenworth, Advisory Scholar, Military Affairs, Centre for Research on Canadian-Russian Relations (CRCR), Georgian College Ontario, Canada, and Senior Fellow in Eurasian Military Studies, Jamestown Foundation, Washington, DC; he has also served as a visiting Professor in the Department of International Relations, Kazakhstan National University, Almaty. McDermott has briefed Western planning staffs and lectured at the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany. He specializes in Russian and Central Asian defence and security and is a member of the editorial board of Central Asia and the Caucasus and The Caucasus and Globalization, and a member of the scientific board, Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies. He has extensive experience of Kazakhstan's defence and security policy and published numerous articles on the reform of the country's armed forces and steps towards building peacekeeping forces.