Eleonora Ardemagni is an expert on Yemen, the Gulf monarchies and Arab military forces. She is an ISPI Associate Research Fellow and a Teaching Assistant (“History of Islamic Asia”; “New Conflicts”) at the Catholic University of Milan. She is also Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Economics and International Relations-ASERI (“Yemen: Drivers of conflict and security implications”). Former Gulf Analyst for the NATO Defense College Foundation (2015-2020) and Yemen contributor for The Armed Conflict Survey 2021, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).
Her articles and essays also appeared on: Afriche e Orienti, ORIENT-German Journal for Politics, Economics and Culture of the Middle East, EUISS, POMEPS, RUSI, Middle East Institute, NATO Defense College, LSE MEC Blog, Carnegie Sada, Carnegie Middle East Center, The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington (AGSIW), Aspenia online and Avvenire.
Latest publications: “The Yemeni-Saudi Border: The Huthis and the Evolution of Hybrid Security Governance”, in A. Hamidaddin (ed.), The Huthi Movement in Yemen. Ideology, Ambition and Security in the Arab Gulf, KFCRIS Series-I.B. Tauris, Bloomsbury, 2022; “Policing the Emirati nation: The politics of community-building”, in W. Gueraiche-K.Alexander (eds.), Facets of Security in the United Arab Emirates, Routledge, 2022; “Yemen’s Defense Structure: Hybridity and Patronage after the State”, Journal of Arabian Studies, 2020; “Arab Gulf States: Expanding Roles for the Military”, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, 2020; “The Huthis: Adaptable Players in Yemen’s Multiple Geographies”, CRiSSMA-Catholic University, 2019. She advised and produced studies on Security Sector Reform for the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Yemen (OSESGY).