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Professor Sergey Radchenko

Professor of International Relations

School of Law and Politics

65-68 Park Place
Available for postgraduate supervision


Sergey Radchenko is the Wilson E. Schmidt Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins Advanced School for International Studies, and a visiting professor of international relations at Cardiff University. 


Sergey Radchenko is a native of Sakhalin Island, Russia. He spent his formative years in Russia and the United States, and pursued undergraduate studies in the US, Hong Kong, and London. He received his UG degree from the London School of Economics in 2001 (in International Relations) and a PhD from the same (in International History). He subsequently worked in Mongolia (National University of Mongolia), in the United States (Pittsburg State University), the UK (London School of Economics), and China (University of Nottingham Ningbo China).

In 2014 Radchenko moved to Wales, taking up a position at Aberystwyth University, and later to Cardiff. Since 2021 Radchenko serves as the Wilson E. Schmidt Distinguished Professor at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. He is also a member of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, SAIS. 








  • Radchenko, S. 2015. Gorbachev in Europe and Asia. In: Luthi, L. M. ed. The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods and Turning Points. Cold War International History Project Series Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Centre Press with Stanford University Press, pp. 274-294.



Sergey Radchenko's areas of PhD supervision include: Cold War History, Sino-Russian relations, China's and Russia's foreign policies.

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