Professor Richard Sakwa

Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme


Richard Sakwa is an associate fellow of the Russia and Eurasia programme. He is also professor of Russian and European Politics; head of the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent; and a member of the Academy of Social Sciences. His main research interests are Russian domestic politics and comparative democratization.

Past experience

1987-DateProfessor (from 1 October 1996; Reader from 1 January 1995; Senior Lecturer from 1 October 1991) in Russian and European Politics, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent
1986-1987Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz, Board of Studies in Politics