Dr Deborah Sanders is a Reader in Defence and Security Studies at the Defence Studies Department, where she specialises in security issues in the Black Sea.
She is currently working on Ukraine's military transformation after the crisis, and maritime security in the Black Sea.
- Military transformation and change
- The Black Sea
- Small navies
- Maritime power
MA Special Subject
Maritime Security in the Black Sea
Dr Sanders is happy to supervise PhD students studying Ukraine's relations with neighbours and Europe, and Ukraine's military and political transformation, Black Sea security issues including Turkey, as well as contemporary maritime issues, in particular small navies.
- ‘The war we want; the war that we get’: Ukraine’s Military Reform and the conflict in the East’, The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 30, 2017, 30-49.
- ‘Maritime Security in the Black Sea: Out with the new, In with the Old’, Mediterranean Quarterly, 28:2 Autumn 2017,.4-29
- • ‘Rebuilding the Ukrainian Navy’, Naval War College Review, Autumn 2017, 70:4,.61-77.
Dr Deborah Sanders PURE Profile