Dr. Korobkov, Andrei

Visiting Scholar
03/06/2014 to 07/08/2014
Biographical Statement 

Until the beginning of August 2014, Andrei Korobkov conducted research related to the GR:EEN research project. Andrei Korobkov is Professor of Political Science at Middle Tennessee State University. He graduated from Moscow State University and holds a PhD in Economics from the Institute of International Economic and Political Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Alabama. He has previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Institute of International Economic and Political Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and taught at the University of Alabama.

Korobkov is the recipient of numerous grants and author of more than a hundred academic works, including four monographs, published in the United States, Russia, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey. He made professional presentations in more than thirty countries, including being the invited speaker at Oxford University, University of London, CERI-Sciences PO, Columbia University, Woodrow Wilson Center, US Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research, George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies, Moscow State University, and St. Petersburg State University.

His academic interests include the issues of post-Communist transition, state- and nation-building, nationalism, ethnic conflict, regional development, and international migration. During 2002-2012, he has served as the Post-Communist Systems in International Relations section of the International Studies Association President or Program Chair. In 2012-13, Korobkov was foreign director of a joint research project on the Russian Academic Diaspora Abroad, conducted at MGIMO-University with the support of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science grant. Since 2013, he serves as the US Co-Chair, the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange’s Working Group on Migration.