Maxim Suchkov

Suchkov Maxim

Maxim A. Suchkov, PhD, Senior Fellow at the Laboratory for International Trends Analysis and Associate Professor at the Department of Applied International Analysis at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University).

Dr. Suchkov holds a number of non-resident expert affiliations in Russia and abroad: he is an expert of both the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and of the Valdai Discussion Club, an associate research fellow at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and a non-resident scholar at the Washington-based Middle East Institute (MEI).

A graduate of Pyatigorsk State University, in the past he was a Fulbright Visiting Fellow at Georgetown University (2010-2011), Visiting Fellow at New York University (2015) and adjunct professor at the IE University in Spain (2020). He was also the editor of Al-Monitor’s Russia-Mideast coverage (2016-2020). Dr. Suchkov is a member of two working groups on U.S.-Russia relations.

His research interests include security and foreign policy, future conflicts, US-Russia relations, developments in the Middle East as well as the impact of technology on international relations. Dr. Suchkov is a frequent contributor and columnist to Russian and international media. His commentary and analysis appeared, among others, in the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, the Associated Press, and the American Interest.