Official biography
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Igor Zevelev

Professor of National Security Studies
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

Igor Zevelev serves as a Professor of National Security Studies at George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

He was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Center for Security and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington in 2016-2017. He also taught at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University in 2017.

Igor Zevelev was Director of the Russia Office at the MacArthur Foundation in 2008-2016. He served as Washington Bureau Chief for the RIA Novosti News and Information Agency in 2005-2008 and Professor of Russian Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in 2000-2005.

He holds a Doctor of Sciences degree in political science from the Institute of International Relations and World Economy (IMEMO) in Moscow, where he served as Head of Department. He has held visiting professorships at the University of Washington, the University of California at Berkeley, Macalester College, and has published five books and numerous articles.

His current research interests are in the fields of national identity discourses, nationalism, foreign policy, and Russian-American relations.