School of Social and Political Science

Damian Strycharz

Job Title

PhD title: National role conceptions and foreign policy change: Russia’s divergent reactions to crises in the post-Soviet space

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City (Address)

Edinburgh

Country (Address)

UK

Background

Supervisors

Prof. Luke March and Prof. Juliet Kaarbo

Qualifications

MSc by Research, Politics & International Relations, University of Edinburgh, UK

Master Grande Ecole Degree, International Business, Montpellier Business School, France

BSc and MSc, International Economic Relations, Cracow University of Economics, Poland

Teaching

Senior Tutor:

2018 (fall): Politics in a Changing World, Undergraduate Course, University of Edinburgh

Tutor:

2019 (spring): Theories of International Relations, Honours Course, University of Edinburgh

2019 (spring): Comparative Politics in a Globalised World, Undergraduate Course, University of Edinburgh

2018 (spring): Approaches to Politics and International Relations, Honours Course, University of Edinburgh

2017, 2018 (fall): Introduction to Politics and International Relations, Undergraduate Course, University of Edinburgh

2017, 2018 (fall): Politics in a Changing World, Undergraduate Course, University of Edinburgh

Conference Papers

'Russian national role conceptions: from the partner of the West to the defender of Russian minorities abroad’, Second Annual Foreign Policy Analysis Symposium, June 2018, Edinburgh, UK

Upcoming:

‘Significant Others and Domestic Role Contestation in Russia: bringing alter and ego side of roles together through international socialisation processes’, International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, March 2019, Toronto, Canada

‘Public Opinion in Russia: Irrelevant Actor or an Important Player Constraining Foreign Policy Decisions’, EISA European Workshops in International Studies, June 2019, Cracow, Poland

Other Research Activities

Co-convenor of the Foreign Policy Analysis Research Group, University of Edinburgh, 2018 - present

Co-organiser of the Third Foreign Policy Analysis Conference, Edinburgh, May 2019

Co-convenor of 'Foreign Policy and Public Opinion: State of the Art and Future Research Avenues' Workshop at European International Studies Association Workshops, Cracow, June 2019

Language Skills

Polish (native speaker)

English (fluent)

French (advanced)

Russian (advanced)

Membership

International Studies Association (ISA)

European International Studies Association (EISA)

Foreign Policy Analysis Research Group, University of Edinburgh

International Relations Research Group, University of Edinburgh

Research interests

Research interests

Russian foreign policy, Foreign policy analysis, Role theory, Post-Soviet space