Vitaly Kozyrev



Dr. Vitaly Kozyrev is an expert in International Relations in Eurasia, Russo-Chinese relations, and regional security. In 1991-2007 he taught at the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Moscow State University and was a visiting professor at a number of institutions, including Amherst College, Yale University, University of Delaware, Yunnan University (China), and Feng Chia University (Taiwan). He has intensively published on the political and socio-economic transformation of post-communist states, regional integration and security in Eurasia. In recent years he has explored Russia's Asia policy, Russo-Chinese energy cooperation, Soviet/Russian policy toward the United States and China, and the sociology of war. He has contributed to the following books: Russia and East Asia: Informal and Gradual Integration [Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series] (Taylor & Francis, 2014), The Chinese Labyrinth: Exploring China’s Model of Development (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011), China’s Energy Strategy: The Impact on Beijing’s Maritime Policies (Naval Academy Press, 2009), Encyclopedia of Modern China (Charles Scribner’s Sons/Gale Group, 2009), Societies at Wars in the 20th Century (Russian Academy of Sciences War Research Center, 2009, in Russian), Normalization of U.S.-China Relations: An International History (Harvard University Press, 2006).



Vitaly Kozyrev