Lilia Shevtsova is a member of the Board of the Finnish Centre for Excellence in Russian Studies, Liberal Mission Foundation, and New Eurasia Foundation in Moscow.
She is on the editorial board of American Interest, Journal of Democracy and New Eastern Europe, and was the founding chair of the Davos World Economic Forum Council on Russia’s Future.
From 2014-2016 she was a senior fellow of the Brookings Institution, and prior to that a senior associate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
She served as Chair of the Program on Eurasia and Eastern Europe of the Social Science Research Council (Washington) and was a member of the Global Social Council for Central and Eastern European Studies.
Dr Shevtsova was awarded the Estonian state order Cross Pro Terra Mariana for her contribution to democracy promotion, and has also received an honorary doctorate from St Gallen University.
She has been featured in the 100 Leading Global Thinkers list compiled by Prospect and Foreign Policy magazines, and is a frequent contributor to leading international media.
She is the author of Yeltsin’s Russia: Myths and Reality; Putin’s Russia; and Russia – Lost in Transition: The Yeltsin and Putin Legacies.
- Russia’s domestic situation and foreign policy
- Russia and the West
- Post-communist transition
- Post-Soviet challenges
- Russian society
|2014-2016||Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution|
|1996-2014||Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace|
- Putin Again: Implications for Russia and the West Chatham House Report
- Cracks in the Kremlin The World Today
- Post-communist Russia: a historic opportunity missed International Affairs
- Comment on 'Dealing with Russia: The Reset Button' Comment Piece
- After the Battle: What the August War will mean for Russia's Domestic Politics Briefing Note (part of the Perspectives on the Georgia Conflict series)
- Russia’s Dual Response to the West Creates Policy Confusion 01 September 2017
- Efforts to Contain Russia Are Failing 04 January 2017
- Lonely Power Washington, Carnegie Endowment. 2010
- Change Or Decay with Andrew Wood, Washington, Carnegie Endowment, 2011
- Why War Again? How the World Is Threatened With a New Challenge in War, Stockholm, Axel Johnson Foundation, 2017
- Russia cannot live with the West - or without it Financial Times, May 2017
- Breathing room for the Kremlin The American Interest, June 2017