Robert English

Associate Professor of International Relations, Slavic Languages & Literature, and Environmental Studies

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 821-3090
Office: VKC 330

Curriculum Vitae


  • B.A. history/Slavic studies, University of California, Berkeley, 6/1980
  • M.P.A. international relations, national security, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, 6/1982
  • Ph.D. politics, Princeton University, 1/1995

  • Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Professor English studies Russia, the former USSR, and Eastern Europe, with a focus ranging from general issues of regional relations to specific questions of ethnicity, identity, and nationalism. He is presently working on a book-length study entitled Our Serbian Brethren: History, Myth, and the Politics of Russian National Identity. He formerly worked as a policy analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense and the Committee for National Security.
    Research Specialties
    International foreign policy & defense analysis; Regional studies - Russia, the former USSR & Eastern Europe

    Honors and Awards

    • Recipient of National or International Prize in Discipline, Marshal Shulman Prize, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, 2001  
    • Recipient of National or International Prize in Discipline, Harold D. Lasswell Prize, American Political Science Association, 1996  

  • School of International Relations
  • 3518 Trousdale Parkway
  • Von KleinSmid Center 330
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0043
  • Phone: (213) 740 - 2136