The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Staff Profile

Dr Valentina Feklyunina

Senior Lecturer in Politics



PhD in Politics, University of Glasgow

Research interests 

Identity and foreign policy; identity and soft power; Russian foreign policy; Russian public diplomacy; Russia's energy policy; identities and foreign policy preferences in Belarus and Ukraine  

Roles and responsibilities 

2012-17: Associate Editor, Politics (PSA journal published by SAGE)

2010-17: Co-convenor, BISA Working Group on Russian and Eurasian Security (with Dr Natasha Kuhrt, King's College London)



Undergraduate Teaching

Module leader POL2087: Contemporary Russian Politics