Professor, Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Non-Resident Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
Taras KUZIO is a Professor in the Department of Political Science, at the National University Kyiv Mohyla Academy and Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington D.C. He previously held positions of Senior Research Fellow at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) at the University of Alberta, Visiting Professor at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, Adjunct Professor and Resident Fellow at the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Toronto, Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, UK, and Chief of Mission to the NATO Information and Documentation Office in Kyiv, Ukraine. Dr. Kuzio is the author and editor of seventeen books, including (with Paul D’Anieri) The Sources of Russia's Great Power Politics: Ukraine and the Challenge to the European Order (2018), Putin’s War Against Ukraine. Revolution, Nationalism, and Crime (2017), Ukraine. Democratization, Corruption and the New Russian Imperialism (2015), From Kuchmagate to Orange Revolution (2009), and Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Nationalism (2007). He is the author of five think tank monographs, including The Crimea: Europe’s Next Flashpoint? (2010), and the author of 38 book chapters and 100 scholarly articles on Ukrainian and post-communist politics, democratic transitions, color revolutions, nationalism, and European studies. Dr. Kuzio is Guest Editor of the academic journals Communist and Post-Communist Studies, East European Politics and Society, Nationalities Papers, Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, and Problems of Post-Communism. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Birmingham in England, M.A. in Soviet and East European Area Studies from the University of London, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Sussex.