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Robert English

Director, USC School of International Relations
Robert English

Robert David English (born 1958) is an American academic, author, historian, and international relations scholar who specializes in the history and politics of contemporary Eastern Europe, the USSR, and Russia. He is currently an associate professor of International Foreign Policy and Defense Analysis at the University of Southern California School of International Relations.

He worked in the US Department of Defense from 1982 to 1986 and the Committee for National Security between 1986 and 1988. He taught as an assistant professor at the Bologna Center in the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Relations before he became assistant professor in the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California.

In addition, he has received fellowships from places like the Institute for Advanced Study; the Princeton Society of Fellows; the U.S. Fund for Peace; the International Research & Exchanges Board; and the Ford Foundation, where he has a “‘Dual Expertise Fellowship’ in Soviet/East European and national security affairs.”