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Mikhail Troitskiy

Professor of Practice, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Center for Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia | Department of Political Science

Hometown: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Mikhail Troitskiy is a Professor of Practice at University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research on conflicts, security, and politics in Eurasia, Russian foreign policy and U.S.-Russia relations, arms control, and international negotiation was published with Problems of PostcommunismSurvivalGlobal PolicyThe Bulletin of the Atomic ScientistsRussian Politics and LawHorizonsCambridge University PressRoutledgePalgrave-MacmillanMcGill-Queen’s University Press / CIGIWoodrow Wilson Center PressNomos Verlag, and SIPRI. He is a member of PONARS Eurasia and PIN Negotiation networks of scholars.Troitskiy was deputy director and program officer at the Russia office of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in 2009-2015. In 2014-2022, he taught at European University at St. Petersburg and in 2003-2022 at MGIMO University in Moscow where he also was dean of the School of Government and International Affairs in 2017-22.

Areas of expertise, continued: Politics & Conflicts in Eurasia, Russian Studies

Dr. Troitskiy’s talk can also be offered in Russian.


The Impact of Russia and its War in Ukraine on Global/European Politics and Political Economy

Talk can be tailored to the interests of a specific audience. Dr. Troitskiy is happy to discuss in an accessible manner anything related to the ongoing developments in Eurasia (Russia’s war in Ukraine), Russian politics, economy, and foreign policy, nuclear weapons and security, US-Russia relations, and the impact of the above on anything that could be of interest to the audience.

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