Robert English

Associate Professor of International Relations, Slavic Languages and Literature and Environmental Studies
Robert English
Email Office DMC 349 Office Phone (213) 821-3090

Research & Practice Areas

International foreign policy & defense analysis; Regional studies – Russia, the former USSR & Eastern Europe


  • 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
  • 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.

    • 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