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Sergei Golunov


Serghei V. Golunov is a lead researcher at the Group on Peace and Conflict Studies, Department of International Political Problem and a research editor of the IMEMO journal Pathways to Peace and Security.

Serghei Golunovs research is focused primarily on Border Studies issues, including border security, cross-border cooperation, and informal cross-border practices. His regional focus is mainly on post-Soviet borders, with some of his research also dealing with comparative regional and global border related issues and trans-regional cross-border issues (irregular migration, transnational crime etc.). He also works on Russias relations with neighboring states and regional security issues in Central Asia.

Serghei Golunov is the author of more than 200 research publications, including articles in peer reviewed journals Pacific Affairs, East European Politics and Societies, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, Russian Politics and Law, Russian Sociological Review, Geopolitics, and Journal of Slavic Military Studies. His monographs include EU-Russian Border Security: Challenges, (Mis)Perceptions, and Responses (Routledge, 2012).

Dr Golunov also teaches at the School of Government and International Programs, MGIMO-University, Moscow. He is a member of Russian Science Foundation project Post-Soviet unrecognized states: factors of viability and risks for Russia hosted by Institute of Georgraphy, Russian Academy of Sciences.

20152018 Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University (Fukuoka, Japan), member, Kyushu University Border Studies Group.

20142015 Visiting Professor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University (Japan).

20122014 Research Fellow, Centre for EU-Russian Studies, University of Tartu (Estonia).

20092011 Marie Curie Research Fellow, project on EU-Russia Border Security Issues, International Boundaries Research Unit, Durham University (UK).

19982009, 20112012 lecturer in Area Studies and International Relations, Volgograd State University.

2008 Doctor of Sciences (Dr. Habil.) in Political Science, Nizhny Novgorod State University.

1998 Candidate of Sciences in History, Institute of Oriental Studies (Russian Academy of Sciences).

1995 Diploma in History, Volgograd State University (M.A. equiv).

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