UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

Dr Aglaya Snetkov

Dr Aglaya Snetkov

Associate Professor



Joined UCL
3rd Sep 2018

Research summary

My research interests revolve around the topics ofRussian foreign, security and domestic policy; critical IR and securitystudies; war and conflict; global and regional governance and internationalsecurity. Author of Russia's security policy under Putin (Routledge, 2015).


I am currently Head of Mobility at SSEES and editor of the Russian Analytical Digest

Teaching summary

Courses taught

Introduction to International Relations: Concepts and Ideas

International and regional politics of Eurasia


I joined UCL in 2018 and am an Associate Professorin International politics of Russia. Prior to that I was a Senior Researcher atthe ETH Zurich, Switzerland between 2010-2019. I hold a PhD from University ofBirmingham and have also taught at Universities of Zurich, St Gallen,Leicester, Birmingham and UCLAN.


I regularlyprovide commentary to a wide variety of media outlets, such as BBC, Bloomberg,ITV News, France24, Voice of America, CBC, CNA.