Alexei Anisin, Ph.D.

Dean, Senior Lecturer International Relations & Diplomacy

Letenska 5, Prague 1

Alexei Anisin (Ph.D., Government, University of Essex), is the Dean and Senior Lecturer in the School of International Studies and Diplomacy. He has conducted postdoctoral research in the Institute of Political Studies, Charles University Prague. His interests are in applying multi-methodological tools including quantitative methods, qualitative comparative analysis, and causal process tracing to research questions on social conflict and political violence.


Comparative Politics: Political Violence; Mass Murder; Nonviolence. Quantitative and Qualitative Methods; Boolean and Decision-theoretic Modeling.

Interview Expertise

Dr. Anisin is available and happy to give interviews on the following subjects: Protests/social movements; Revolutionary mobilization; Security force defection; Political Violence; Mass shootings; Ideologically motivated violence.

Previous Interviews:

Publications & Other Activities


Peer-reviewed Articles

Other Publications

  • 2020. The Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia: by Mark Galeotti, New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2018, Xii, 344 pp., $28.00 (hardback), ISBN 978-0-300-18682-6. Global Crime 22(2), 166-169.
  • 2019. Massacres in Iran: What Happens Next? Political Violence at a Glance, December 17, 2019.
  • 2013. LSEReviewofBooks: Book Review, Pedersen, David. “American Value: Migrants, Money, and Meaning in El Salvador and the United States.” University of Chicago Press. 2013.
  • 2013. LSEReviewofBooks: Book Review, Kai Hafez. “The Myth of Media Globalization.” Polity. 2007.
  • 2013. LSEReviewofBooks: Book Review, Jacquelien van Stekelenburg, Conny Roggeband, Bert Klandermans. “The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes.” University Of Minnesota Press. 2013.
  • 2013. LSEReviewofBooks: Book Review, Shannon O’Neil. “Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead.” Oxford University Press. 2013.
  • 2013. LSEReviewofBooks: Book Review, Matar and Harb. “Narrating Conflict in the Middle East: Discourse, Image, and Communications Practices in Lebanon and Palestine.” IB Tauris. 2013.

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