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Andrei Pavlovich Tsygankov (Russian: Андрей Павлович Цыганков) is a Russian-born academic and author in the fields of international relations. He is currently[1] a professor at San Francisco State University in California, where he teaches comparative, Russian, and international politics in the Political Science and International Relations departments.

Andrei Pavlovich Tsygankov
Native name
Андрей Павлович Цыганков
Occupationinternational relations professor
Known forRussian international relations
Academic background
EducationMoscow State University
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
Academic work
DisciplineInternational Affairs


Tsygankov received his Candidate of Sciences degree at Moscow State University in 1991 and his PhD from University of Southern California in 2000.[2][3]

Tsygankov has written many books and has published extensively in leading academic journals. He has spoken at various forums and has contributed to Asia Times, Johnson's Russia List, Moscow Times, Korea Herald, Los Angeles Times, Russia Profile, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Voice of America and other media publications. He has also been consulted by various publishers and state agencies, and he served as Program Chair of International Studies Association (ISA), 2006-07.

Selected publicationsEdit

  • Pathways after Empire (2001)
  • New Directions in Russian International Studies (2004)
  • Whose World Order? (2004)
  • Russia’s Foreign Policy (2006)
  • Russophobia: Anti-Russian Lobby and American Foreign Policy (2009)
  • Russia and the West from Alexander to Putin (2012)
  • Russia's Foreign Policy: Change and Continuity in National Identity (2013)
  • Routledge Handbook of Russian Foreign Policy (2018) Chapter 3: doi/10.4324/9781315536934-4

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Faculty < San Francisco State University". Retrieved 2017-08-30.
  2. ^ "Tsygankov -- Resume". 2009. Archived from the original on 24 March 2009. Retrieved 6 July 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Andrei Tsygankov". Macmillan Books. 2009. Retrieved 6 July 2009.

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