Oleg Kharkhordin

Professor, Political Science Department, Director, Center "Res Publica"
Academic degree:
Ph.D. in Political Science (University of California, Berkeley)
Academic biography

BIOGRAPHY: Prof. Kharkhordin graduated from the Economics Department of Leningrad University, and then studied in the postgraduate program of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the USSR Academy of Sciences, and in the doctoral program of the University California, Berkeley (PhD, political science, 1996). He then assumed the position of a Junior Member of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies (1996-1998), and over the years has taught extensively as a Visiting Professor in the US (e.g. Yale, Political Science (Spring 2002), and Harvard, Government (2002-2003)) and in France at Sciences Po, Paris (2005, 2006, 2008). As Chair of the Department of Political Science and Sociology of EUSP (1998-2001), he started IMARS (International MA in Russian Studies), a novel program for graduate students from Western Europe and North America. He served as Vice-Rector for Development at EUSP since 2005, where he was actively involved in creating the EUSP Fund. The Fund, which is the second university endowment to be registered in Russia (2007), has since then ranked among the top three Russian university endowments in size. Elected Rector in 2009, Prof. Kharkhordin has become the first Russian university president with a US PhD degree. He has been a member of the Russian Presidential Council for Science COURSES: Theory of Practices (in Russian). https://eu.spb.ru/images/pnis/theory-of-practice.pdf Introduction to "Science &Technology Studies" (in Russian). https://eu.spb.ru/images/pnis/courses/STSseminar_fall2011.pdf Republican theory (in Russian). https://eu.spb.ru/images/pnis/republican_theory_2013_final.pdf



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