Associate Professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations / MGIMO
Senior Associate, Russian Academy of Science
IMARES Professor, European University at St. Petersburg
Mikhail Troitskiy is an associate professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations / MGIMO, a senior associate at the Russian Academy of Science, and an IMARES Professor at the European University at St. Petersburg.
From December 2009 to March 2016, he worked as Deputy Director at the Moscow office of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, where he was involved in grantmaking and managing a country office of a large international donor organization. Over the last sixteen years, Mr. Troitskiy has been coordinating projects in the non-profit sector, as well as researching and teaching international politics.
In 2007-2009, he served as Deputy Dean of the MGIMO School of Political Affairs. He has held visiting fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., as well as at Cambridge and Oxford Universities.
Mikhail Troitskiy has published a research monograph and a series of book chapters, articles and papers in Russian and English. He is a frequent contributor to the Russian and international media, including CNN, NPR, and the BBC.
Mr. Troitskiy holds a doctoral degree in Political Science from the Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (2003), and an M.A. in International Relations from the School of International Relations, St. Petersburg University (1999).