Alexandra Gheciu is a Professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Her publications include, in addition to articles in leading academic journals, several books: NATO in the ‘’New Europe’: The Politics of International Socialization After the Cold War (Stanford University Press, 2005); Securing Civilization? The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World (Oxford University Press, 2008); The Return of the Public in Global Governance (co-edited with Jacqueline Best, Cambridge University Press, 2014);  Security Entrepreneurs: Performing Protection in Post-Cold War Europe (Oxford University Press, 2018); and The Oxford Handbook of International Security (co-edited with William Wohlforth, Oxford University Press, 2018). She is a member of the team working on the Global Right project and is writing a new book on NATO in an illiberal world.

Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, she was a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, and a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence. She has also been a Senior Research Associate with the Changing Character of War Programme (Oxford University), a Visiting Professor at Sciences Po, Paris and at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and the 2022 MINDS Research Fellow at the NATO Defence College (Rome).