Associate Research Fellow, Russia/NIS Center

Research areas:

  • Ideology and national identity issues in Russia and Central Asia
  • Russian Arctic policy


Marlène Laruelle is Research Professor and Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES) at the George Washington University (Washington DC) and co-director of PONARS-Eurasia. She works on ideology and national identity issues in Russia and Central Asia, as well as on Russian Arctic policy. She has been Associate Research Fellow at Ifri’s Russia/NIS Center since January 2019. Among her last publications:

  • La Russie entre peurs et défis (Armand Colin, 2016, with Jean Radvanyi), just released in a revised and updated version in English, Understanding Russia. The Challenges of Transformation (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018).
  • Russian Nationalism. Imaginaries, Doctrines, and Political Battlefields (Routledge, 2018).
Domaines d'expertise
Russie / NEI
Nouveaux États Indépendants
Politique intérieure