Ekaterina Koldunova is Deputy Dean at School of Political Affairs and Associate Professor at the Department of Asian and African Studies, MGIMO-University. She holds a Ph.D. (Cand.Polit.Sc.) in International Relations. She speaks Thai, Laotian, English, French, Italian and German. Prof. Ekaterina Koldunova has published in Russian and English on regional transformations,
new security threats in East Asia, international relations in East Asia, Russian foreign policy in the Asia Pacific. Her recent book is titled Security in EastAsia: New Challenges (2010). She is a publishing editor of ComparativePolitics journal. Her working experience includes participating in projects such as “Energy in International Relations” with BP, “Political Atlas of the Contemporary World” with the Institute of Social Projecting, and “World Politics and Conflicts” with the Russian Association of Political Science and POLIS, the Russian Journal of Political Science, visiting fellowships at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and London School of Economics and Political Science (Teaching and Learning Centre). Areas of expertise include international relations in Asia, security in the Asia-Pacific region, regional transformations in Asia, and Russian foreign policy in East Asia. Ekaterina Koldunova is a member of International Studies Association (ISA) and Russian Political Science Association (RAPN).