From December 2009 to September 2015, Troitskiy worked as deputy director at the Russia office of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. In 2007-2009, Troitskiy served as deputy dean at MGIMO’s School of Political Affairs. He has held visiting fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, as well as at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. In 2000-2009, he was deputy director at the Academic Educational Forum on International Relations, a Moscow-based entity promoting scholarship and training in the field of international relations.
Troitskiy has authored and edited several research monographs. He has published book chapters with Praeger, Johns Hopkins University Press, and SIPRI. His articles have appeared in Survival, The American Interest, Air and Space Power Journal, and others. Troitskiy’s research interests include Russian foreign policy, conflicts in Eurasia, arms control and international security, and negotiation theory.
Troitskiy is a member of the Program on New Approaches in Research and Security in Eurasia (PONARS), Program on Strategic Stability Evaluation (POSSE), the Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations, and the Steering Committee of the Processes of International Negotiation group of researchers. His has contributed op-eds and comments to major international media, including The International New York Times, The Moscow Times, CNN, NPR, and the BBC.