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Alexander I. Nikitin

  • Alexander I. Nikitin has been at HSE University since 2010.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2010
  • 1983

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)
    Institute of USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 1983

    Doctor of Sciences*

  • 1979

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Awards and Accomplishments

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Editorial board membership

  • A.Nikitin - member of the international editorial board of "POLIS. Political Studies" and "Kazakhstan in Global Processes" journals.

  • 2012: Member of the Editorial Council, Казахстан в глобальных процессах.

  • 2010: Member of the Editorial Council, Полис. Политические исследования (Polis (Russian Federation)).


Семинар «Кризис в отношениях Россия-Запад в контексте событий в Украине и пути его преодоления» (Москва). Presentation: Международно-политические последствия кризиса в отношениях Россия-Запад



International Security. World Order, Conflict Resolution, Arms Control, Counter-Terrorism. (На англ. яз.) Учебник. М: Издательство МГИМО, 2020. – 340 с. (Учебник, гриф ФУМО)

Alexander Nikitin. Legal norms or ad hoc fixes? International legal aspects of Russian military involvement in conflict settlements in the Caucasus. / Caucasus Survey, June 2020. 8(2)DOI 10.1080/23761199.2020.1759893 (статья, первый квартиль Scopus, История)

Nikitin A. Armed Interventions in Conflicts on a Post-Soviet Space and Russian-Western Contradictions over Peace Operations . In: Gerechte Intervention? / Ed. by S.Fenkart, H.Gartner, H.Swoboda. – Wirn: Lit Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, 2017. ISBN 978-1-138-63443-5

Nikitin A. Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons: Definitions, Arsenals, Cuts, Prospects. In: Arms Control in Europe: Regimes, Trends and Threats / Ed. by T.Koivula and K.Simonen: National Defense University Series 1: Research Publications No.16. – Helsinki: National Defense University, 2017. ISBN 978-951-25-2950-6

Nikitin A., Demidov O. Concert of concerts: the geopolitical role of regional interstate organizations. In: Great Powers Multilateralism and the Prevention of War. Debating a 21st Century Concert of Powers / Ed. by H.Muller and C.Rauch. – London and New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. ISBN 978-1-138-63443-5

Providing Peacekeepers: The Russian Federation / In:  Providing Peacekeepers. The Politics, Challenges, and Future of United Nations Peacekeeping Contributions / Edited by Alex J. Bellamy and Paul D. Williams. London, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, ISBN 978-0-19-967282-0

Russia’s National Interests in Global and Regional Scales. (Национальные интересы России на глобальном и региональном уровне) (статья на английском языке в соавт. с О.Демидовым). – Мир и согласие, 2012, № 4 (52) – 0,4 п.л.

International Peacekeeping and Russia (англ. яз.)/ Security Index, Summer 2011, No.3 (96), p. 43-49. 0,6 п.л.

Professional interests

  • Issues of European and Asian security posture
  • Peace-keeping operations in conflict zones
  • Nuclear and conventional disarmamen

Courses taught

  • Contemporary Political Science
  • International Relations and Global Security Governance