Eric B. Shiraev

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Titles and Organizations

Adjunct Faculty
Schar School of Policy and Government

Contact Information
Phone: 703-993-1400

Fairfax Campus
Robinson Hall
MSN: 3F4


Eric Shiraev is an international relations, political psychology, Russian, cross-cultural, and comparative studies expert. He has developed a distinct multidisciplinary approach to government, social, and political behavior and emphasizes the role of identity and culture in politics and international relations.

Shiraev writes policy briefs and opinion essays for government, nongovernment organizations, and the media.

He teaches courses in international politics. Past students have described his teaching as the following:

A highly engaging style of lectures; a nonbiased, balanced view of international events; openness in communications with students; fairness in grading.