Maxim A. Suchkov, PhD (Political Science) is Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Analysis and Director of the Center for Advanced American Studies – at the Institute of International Studies of MGIMO University.
He holds a number of non-resident expert affiliations in Russia and abroad: he is an expert of both the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and of the Valdai Discussion Club, an associate research fellow at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and a non-resident scholar at the Washington-based Middle East Institute (MEI).
In the past he was a Fulbright Visiting Fellow at Georgetown University (2010-2011), Visiting Fellow at New York University (2015) and adjunct professor at the IE University in Spain (2020). He was also the editor of Al-Monitor’s Russia-Mideast coverage (2016-2020).
His research interests include security and foreign policy, future conflicts, US-Russia relations, developments in the Middle East as well as the impact of technology on international relations.