Troitskiy Mikhail

IMARES Program Professor, Associate Professor and Director, School of Government and International Affairs, MGIMO University
Academic degree:
Candidate of Sciences
Academic biography

Candidate of Sciences (International Relations, Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences; 2003).

Since March 2017, Troitskiy has directed the School of Government and International Affairs at MGIMO University in Moscow where he manages Russia's first English-language BA program in International Relations. From December 2009 to September 2015, he worked as deputy director at the Russia office of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. In 2007-2009, Troitskiy served as deputy dean at MGIMO's School of Political Affairs. He has held visiting fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, as well as at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. In 2000-2009, he was deputy director at the Academic Educational Forum on International Relations, a Moscow-based entity promoting scholarship and training in the field of international relations.

Troitskiy has taught International Relations History, Russian Foreign Policy, and Eurasian Security at MGIMO University since 2003. He has authored and edited several research monographs. He has published book chapters with Praeger, Johns Hopkins University Press, and SIPRI. His articles appeared in Survival, The American Interest, Air and Space Power Journal, Russian Politics and Law, and others. Troitskiy's research interests include Russian foreign policy, conflicts in Eurasia, arms control and international security, and negotiation theory.

Troitskiy is a member of the Program on New Approaches in Research and Security in Eurasia (PONARS), Program on Strategic Stability Evaluation (POSSE), the Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations, and the Steering Committee of the Processes of International Negotiation group of researchers. His has contributed op-eds and comments to major international media, including The International New York Times, The Moscow Times, CNN, NPR, and the BBC.