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Robert English

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

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

Curriculum Vitae


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

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  
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