Alexei Shevchenko, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, International Relations
Office: School of Public Policy (SPP)
Phone: (310) 506-7691
Fax: (310) 506-7494
Alexei Shevchenko serves as a faculty fellow researcher and lecturer in the department of political science at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a research fellow for the UCLA/Harvard project on "Globalization, National Self-Determination and International Terrorism," sponsored by Carnegie Corporation of New York (Grant B7236). He has also contributed as a lecturer at the School of International Relations, at the University of Southern California. Shevchenko has taught courses in Chinese Politics in the Era of Reform; International Relations of both China and Russia; Creating International Coalition to Combat Terrorism; Introduction to and the Methodology of Comparative Politics; Russian Politics and Foreign Policy; Nuclear Weapons: The Critical Decisions; and American Grand Strategy After the Cold War and 9/11.
His areas of specialization include Chinese and East Asian Politics; Chinese foreign policy; Russian politics and foreign policy; U.S. foreign policy; international relations in the Asia-Pacific; political economy of post-communist transitions; and international conflict and cooperation.
Shevchenko is a member of the American Political Science Association. He speaks Russian and Chinese (Mandarin).
He received his bachelor of arts and master of arts from Moscow Institute of International Relations, a master of arts from the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, and his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles.