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Aleksandr Izotov

Professore a contratto

Vicepresidenza della Scuola di Scienze Politiche - Forlì

Curriculum vitae

Alexander V. IZOTOV

Associate professor, Ph.D. (Political Sciences)

Faculty of International Relations

Saint-Petersburg University

e-mail: Alexizotov@hotmail.com

 

Education and degrees

2004 - PhD in Political Sciences, Faculty of International Relations, Saint-Petersburg University

2001 - Master in European Studies, Faculty of International Relations, Saint-Petersburg University (Diploma with honours)

1999 - Bachelor in Area Studies, Faculty of International Relations, Saint-Petersburg University (Diploma with honours)

Additional degrees, academic and professional experience

2009. College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium), Programme “EU Negotiations: Training the Trainers”

2003 – 2008. EU Information Center in Saint-Petersburg University, Director

2000. European Parliament, Committee on Foreign Affaires (AFET) (Brussels, Belgium), stagiaire for the Member of the European Parliament.

Participant of the international academic conferences including the CEEISA conventions (Tartu, 2006; Saint-Petersburg, 2009; Istanbul, 2011), WISC - the World International Studies Committee (Ljubljana, 2008), TEPSA – the Trans European Policy Studies Association (Stockholm, 2010); 13 Aleksanteri Conference, University of Helsinki, 2013.

 

Academic appointments:

Saint-Petersburg University, Faculty of International Relations

2008 – Present. Associate Professor, Saint-Petersburg University, Faculty International Relations

2006 – 2008. Senior Lecturer, Saint-Petersburg University, Faculty International Relations

1999 – 2006. Assistant Professor, Saint-Petersburg University, Faculty of International Relations

2011 – Present. Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Bologna, Italy: Lecturer at the Master of Arts Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe Programme (MIREES)

 

Research Interests

  • Political relations between the EU, Euro-Atlantic institutions and Russia
  • Common neighborhood of the EU and Russia, EU and Russia`s policies towards its common neighborhood
  • Post-Soviet space and Post-Communist transition within the Post-Soviet space
  • EU external relations
  • International organizations in European politics

 

Grants and Awards

2015 - Present. Participation within the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence project “Building knowledge and expertise to overcome the current crisis in the EU – Russia relations” (funded by the EU) at the Saint-Petersburg University

2008-2009. Participation in the research programme ”Master programmes in European studies in the EU and Russian universities: Comparative analysis and main trends of developments”, grant awarded from the Saint-Petersburg University

 

Teaching Expirience

List of selected Courses:

Saint-Petersburg University, Faculty of International Relations

  • Russia and European Integration
  • European Neighborhood Policy
  • EU Enlargement
  • EU, Russia and the Post-Soviet Space
  • European International Organizations

University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Science, MIREES Programme

  • Russia and Regional Policies in East-Central Europe

 

Publications (selected)

Books

Izotov, A., 2011. Introduction into European Studies. Textbook for the students.1st ed. Saint-Petersburg: St.Petersburg University Press. (in Russian)

Izotov, A., 2011. European International Organizations. Textbook for the students. 1st ed. Saint-Petersburg: St.Petersburg University Press. (in Russian)

Book Chapters

Izotov A., Khudoley K., 2011. Russia and the European Union: Partnership and Conflict Undefined. In: The European Neighborhood After August 2008 (eds. Made V., Sekarev A.), Dordrecht, The Netherlands: St. Louis, MO: Republic of Letters Publishing BV, P. 199-232. (in English)

Izotov A., 2007. The Evolution of the EU - Russian Relations Model of and the Concept of the EU - Russia Four Common Spaces. In: Reflecting on a Wider Europe and Beyond: Norms, Rights and Interests. St.Petersburg University Press, P. 86-105. (in English)

Journals/Articles

Izotov A., Khudoley K., 2015. European Studies: A View from Eastern Europe. Baltic Region, No.1, P.120-123. (in English)

Izotov A., Mishalchenko Yu., 2014. The main factors of the EU`s attitude formation towards the processes of Eurasian integration. Eurasian Integration: Economy, Law, Politics, No. 2 (16), P. 26-32. (in Russian)

Izotov A., Mishalchenko Yu., 2014. Political, legal and economic processes within the Eurasian area and its implications for the EU-Russian relations. Eurasian Law Journal, No. 9 (76), P.28-35. (in Russian)

Izotov A., 2014. Russia` s and European Union policies towards its common neighborhood: Implications for the EU-Russian relations. Administrative Consulting, No. 8 (68), P. 44-59. (in Russian)

Izotov A., 2013. Russia and the EU`s Eastern Partnership in the Context of the EU-Russia Relations. Eastern Partnership Review (ECEAP), No. 15 “The Post Vilnius Challenges of the Eastern Partnership”, P. 7-18. (in English)

Izotov A., 2013. The EU and Russia’s Policies over the Region of the EU-Russia Common Neighborhood: Implications for the Regional Politics and the Post-Communist Transition. Issues of the World Politics, No. 6. (in Russian)

Izotov A., 2012. Political Aspects of the EU-Russia Relations in the Field of Crisis Management. All Europe.Ru, No. 12 (72). (In Russian)

Conference papers

Izotov, A, (2009). The Problem of the Sustainability in the Relations between Russia and the European Union. In: Russia and the European Union: Searching for Sustainable Relations Paradigm. Saint-Petersburg University, 2009. Saint-Petersburg: St.Petersburg University Press. P. 46-87. (in Russian)

Izotov, A., Zaslavskaya N, (2009) The Masters Programmes in European Studies in the EU and Russian Universities: Comparative Analysis and the Main Trends of the Programmes Developments. In: Russia and the European Union: Searching for Sustainable Relations Paradigm. Saint-Petersburg University, 2009. Saint-Petersburg: St.Petersburg University Press. P. 300-327. (in Russian)

Izotov A., (2007) The EU - Russian Relations in the Common Space of External Security: Current Trend and Problems. In: Russia and the European Union: Developing Effective Model of Mutual Rapprochement. Saint-Petersburg University, 20 of October, 2006. Saint-Petersburg: St. Petersburg University Press. P.47-63. (in Russian).

Izotov, A., (2007). The EU Eastern Enlargement: Short and Medium Term Political Consequences. In: Russia and the European Union after Enlargement: New Prospects and New Problems. Saint-Petersburg University, 7 of October, 2005. Saint-Petersburg: St. Petersburg University Press. P.58-64. (in Russian).

 

Language skills

Russian – mother tongue

English – professional fluency, written and spoken

French – reading with dictionary

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