Mikhail Molchanov


Mikhail Molchanov independent international relations analyst based in Victoria, Canada.

Dr. Mikhail A. Molchanov is an independent international relations analyst with a broad experience in research, university teaching and policy work. He has worked as a senior policy analyst and a professor of political science in Canada, held a visiting professor appointment at the American University of Sharjah, UAE, and several visiting research appointments at the United Nations University, Waseda University and Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, and at the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) in Brugge, Belgium.

Dr. Molchanov research focuses on international relations in Eurasia and international political economy of regional integration. His research projects were supported by the United States Institute of Peace, the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council, the United Nations University, the Japan Foundation and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. In 2012, he was elected Foreign Member of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine.

Dr. Molchanov has authored and co-authored 7 books and nearly 120 articles and book chapters. For a number of years, he has been serving in various positions of leadership with the Interdisciplinary Studies Section and the Postcommunist Systems in International Politics Section of the International Studies Association. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Scholars Publishing and a Convenor of the Working Group on International Political Sociology for the International Political Science Association.