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Andrej Krickovic

  • Andrej Krickovic has been at HSE University since 2013.

Education and Degrees

  • 2013

    Doctoral programme in Russian Foreign Policy
    Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

  • 2012

    PhD in Political Science
    University of California, Berkeley

  • 1995

    University of California

  • 1995

    Bachelor's in History and Politics
    University of California, Santa Cruz, History and Politics

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2022, 2020

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2016/2017)

Methods in Social Scinces (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs; 1 year, 3, 4 module)Eng

Member, Editorial Board, Contemporary Security Policy


Employment history

Teaching Experience:


Fall 2014: I taught my course on “Rising Powers in World Politics” at the Center of Advanced and Area Studies at East China Normal University, Shanghai, as part of HSE-ECNU academic exchange program.    

2014: Taught seminars on Academic Writing and Peer Review Publishing for the University of Groningen and University of Rijeka's Sumer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory, held June 23-July 4, 2014.

2014: Delivered Lectures on the Geopolitics of the Shale Revolution at the University of Zagreb's Summer School on Petroleum Engineering, June 9-14, 2014.

2001- 2010: Served as a graduate student instructor for numerous courses including Introduction to International Relations (3 times), Ethics in International Relations (2 times), Russian Politics (2 times), Transitions to Democracy (2 times), Introduction to Comparative Politics (4 times), and Methods in Political Science (1 time).

2006-2010: At Berkeley, I have been a guest lecturer for Professor Steve Weber’s graduate course in International Relations Theory and his introductory undergraduate course in International Relations and for Professor Amy Gurowitz’s courses in Ethics in International Relations. At Harvard, I have guest lectured for Professor Bruno Sergi’s course on The Political Economy of Russia and China.

Other Relevant Work Experience:

 2014- Present: Chief organizer of Working Group Academic Publishing in Political Science at HSE. The group meets every 2-3 weeks and gives members of the HSE community a chance to present papers and articles that they plan to submit to be published. The chief goal is to allow presenters to receive the maximum amount of feedback before sending their works on to be peer-reviewed.

2010-Present: I am working closely with the Carnegie Center Moscow, the New Eurasia Foundation Moscow, Peking University and the Observer Foundation of India on an ongoing project:  “BRIC 2025: Alternative Global Futures”. The purpose of the project is to gather together experts from the BRIC countries and to construct alternative scenarios for the future of global politics, akin to the National Intelligence Council’s 2025 Report.

2009-Present: Project Manager for the Unger Family Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to provide professional education and training to government officials in Croatia in order to improve the quality of governance in that county.

2006-2009: Research Fellow at the Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley, duties include: independent research, organizing speakers and conferences, and project management.

2005: I held a six-month internship at the US Embassy in Moscow. I work directly for the Office of the Ambassador, Alexander Vershbow. Duties included:  Preparing background material for a conference on Russia-Chinese relations that was attended by the American, German, British and French ambassadors. Compiling reports for the Embassy’s Political Section (in this capacity I attended the Khodorkovsky trial as an observer and representative of the US Embassy)

2005-2009: I completed several reports for Global Business Networks (GBN) commissioned by US government bodies, including reports on Russian-Chinese relations, US border security, and left wing nationalism in Latin America.

2001-2004: Graduate Student Researcher for Professor Andrew C. Janos of the Political Science Department at UC Berkeley.

2000-1998: Assistant Editor, Media Scan, English language daily newspaper in Zagreb Croatia.  I also worked as a freelance journalist in Zagreb and published numerous articles on Croatian politics for Radio Free Europe Newsline, Transitions, and Salon.com. 



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Professor Andrej Krikovic Participates in International Workshop on “International Organizations and Peaceful Change”

On Saturday, January 15, 2022, WE Associate professor Andrej Krickovic participated in an online workshop, “International Organizations and Peaceful Change”, organized by T.V. Paul (McGill University). Kai He (Griffiths University), and Anders Wivel (University of Copenhagen).

The 30th Session of Eurasian Online Seminar. International Panel

On Wednesday, 15 December 2021, The Department of International Relations and International Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism of National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University) heldthe thirtieth session of Eurasian Online Seminarin the form of discussion panel. The topic for discussion was the presentation of the Special Issue of the Russian Politics journal (Volume 6 (2021): Issue 4 (Oct 2021) on Russian Foreign Policy, edited by Iain Ferguson, Andrej Krickovic, Alexander Lukin and Richard Sakwa.

The 28th Session of Eurasian Online Seminar. International Panel

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, the Department of International Relations and International Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism of the National Research University Higher School of Economics held the twenty-eight session of Eurasian Online Seminar. The seminar was held in the form of discussion panel. The topic for discussion was “The Politization of the Covid 19 Pandemic: Views from various Countries and Regions”.

Prof Andrej Krickovic Appears on TRT World’s Straight Talk Program

Associate Professor of World Economy and International Affairs Andrej Krickovic participated in Turkish Radio Television World’s “Straight Talk” Program. 

Research Seminar by Professor Sander Aaron Garrett

On March 4, a research seminar at the International Laboratory of World Order Studies and New Regionalism was held. The speaker was Sander Aaron Garrett - Ph.D. (International Relations), specialist in the field of Central Eastern Europe, teacher of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs of the National Research University Higher School of Economics.

The annual International Winter School for foreign students has finished

From January 21 to January 31, 2019 in HSE buildings on Myasnitskaya 20, Myasnitskaya 9/11 and Armenian pereulok 4 International Winter School was held. It was organized by the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs.

Professor Andrej Krickovic participated in the conference “Russia’s Power: Instruments and Dilemmas”

On November 29 Professor Andrej Krickovic participated in the conference “Russia’s Power: Instruments and Dilemmas” hosted by the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) in Paris. 

Status and Power Transitions; Explaining Russia and China's Diverging Approaches to Status Seekin

Professor Andrej Krickovic was recognized as the best paper presenter at the  Social Science and Humanities Research Association's 2nd Annual International Conference in Pattaya, Thailand, June 26-27, 2018

Professor Andrej Krickovic Participates in World Economic Forum and UC Berkeley Workshop on Cybersecurity

Faculty of World Economy Professor and Senior Researcher of the HSE Lab on The Study of International Order and the New Regionalism Andrej Krickovic participated in the workshop “Cyber Security Futures in A Global Context” organized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the UC Berkeley Center on Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTS) in Munich May 23-24, 2018.

What Russia Can Teach us About Change in International Relations

Prof. Andrej Krickovic and Prof. Yuval Weber’s article “What Russia Can Teach us About Change in International Relations” has just been published in International Studies Review as part of a special issue devoted to the 2017 International Study Association's conference’s theme: "Change in International Politics".

Andrej Krickovic Presented His Paper “Russia’s Reactionary Revisionism”

On April 4 Professor Andrej Krickovic presented his paper “Russia’s Reactionary Revisionism” as part of the panel: “Is Russia a Revisionist Power?” at the International Studies Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Members of the panel included John Mearsheimer (University of Chicago), Richard Sakwa (University of Kent), M. Steven Fish (Berkeley), Andrei Tsygankov (San Francisco State University) and Andrei Sushentsov (MGIMO). Alan Cafruny (Hamilton College) served as chair and moderator.

HSE Open Talks at HSE Day

Each year HSE welcomes new colleagues – Ph.D. holders from the world’s best universities – who join the university through the international recruiting programme. HSE continues the tradition of public lectures at HSE Day, and holds HSE Open Talks in English. Academics from all over the world representing the most diverse disciplines will discuss their research and talk with the public.

Now in its Sixth Year, Russian-Chinese Summer School Becomes a Truly International Event

On July 6, 2016, the VI International Russian-Chinese Summer School on International Affairs came to a close. Run jointly by the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs and East China Normal University, with sponsorship provided by the Gorchakov Fund, this year’s school focused on the role of institutions in the new global governance architecture.

We Do Not Draw a Divisive Line between Economics and International Relations

Interdisciplinary research and education in economics and international politics are the trademark of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs at HSE. The Faculty offers three tracks for undergraduate students and five Master’s programmes, as well as many opportunities for collaboration on research projects for faculty members and students. Sergey Karaganov, Dean of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, spoke with The HSE Look about research plans, international cooperation and new degree programmes.


lectures will be delivered by HSE scholars at Gorky Park as part of HSE Day. Lectures will be delivered in both Russian and English. 

'HSE Is the Best Place for Work on Issues in International Relations'

HSE has held the 5th International Relations Russia-China Summer School 'Eurasia 2020: Prospects for cooperation.' The school has been held since 2011 by the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs jointly with the East China Normal University (Shanghai, China). This year it was held with support from the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund. This is the only summer school of this kind held in Russia.

56th Convention of the International Studies Association

From the 18th to 21st February the biggest American (in fact international - like the American Association of Political Science) professional association of researchers in international relations, global politics and comparative politics, theInternational Studies Association held it’s 56th annual convention, this time in New Orleans. As in recent years, more than 6,000 participants came from all over the world.