Dr Diana Galeeva is currently an Academic Visitor to St Antony’s College (Oxford University), having previously also been a Scholar-in-Residence at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. She completed her PhD at Durham University (UK), an MA at Exeter University (UK) and BA at Kazan Federal University (Russia). Her research interests include International Relations theory, Gulf Cooperation Council states’ foreign policies, and Russia and the Middle East. Dr Galeeva is a co-editor of the forthcoming book Post-Brexit Europe and UK: Policy Challenges Towards Iran and the GCC States (Palgrave Macmillan), the outcome of a workshop she co-directed at the 2019 Gulf Research Meeting hosted by Cambridge University. Beyond academia, she was an intern at the President of Tatarstan's Office for the Department of Integration with Religious Associations (2012) and the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan (2011) (Russia).