Andrey Melville


Dean of Social Sciences Department at Higher School of Economics, Professor.

RIAC member.

Soviet and Russian political scientist. Graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in philosophy. Received his doctoral degree from the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Taught at the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

1989–2009: Instructor and Head of the School of Political Science and Comparative Politics. Founder and first dean of the Faculty of Political Science of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Pro-Rector of MGIMO.

2009: appointed professor of the Department of Applied Politics of the Higher School of Economics School of Political Science and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Higher School of Economics.

Doctor of Philosophy.


Honoured worker of science of the Russian Federation.




Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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