Prof Irina Busygina

Professor Irina Busygina
  • Research Fellow at Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
  • Professor for Political Studies and International Affairs at the HSE St. Petersburg until 2022
  • 2004 – 2017 – Director, Center for Regional Political Studies, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
  • 2003, 2010 – 2011 – Professor, Department of Applied Politics, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow
  • 1996 – 1999 – Head of Division for Regional and Social Problems, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 – Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Moscow. Degree: Doctor of Science in Politics (habilitation) Thesis: Political Role of the Regions within the European Union and Their Impact on the EU Institution-Building

Research Interests:

  • Comparative Politics
  • Globalization and Regional Integration
  • European Integration
  • Comparative Federalism
  • Russian Foreign Policy
  • EU-Russia Relations