Eric Shiraev, Ph.D.
Eric Shiraev is an author, co-author, and co-editor of twenty-two books and many more publications in the fields of international relations, politics, political psychology, cross-cultural, and comparative studies. He develops a distinct multi-disciplinary approach to government, social institutions, and political behavior and emphasizes the role of identity and culture in politics and international relations.
- One of his main books, Cross-Cultural Psychology (co-authored with David Levy) has been published in the United States, China, India, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, and a few other countries.
- He published Character Assassination Throughout the Ages with Martijn Icks (University of Amsterdam) and Routledge Handbook of Character Assassination and Reputation Management with Serge Samoilenko, Jennifer Keohane, and Martijn Icks.
- Together with professors Keohane, Samoilenkio, and Icks a research laboratory to study character assassination and reputation management was launched at George Mason University. The lab's international affiliations have grown resulting in several collaborative projects and numerous international conferences and publications.
- Oxford University Press published his third edition of International Relations and the second edition of Current Debates in International Relations, both coauthored with Vladislav Zubok (London School of Economics).
- Macmillan published his textbooks, Russian Government and Politics (second edition) and Russian Foreign Policy, coauthored with Konstantin Khudoley (University of St.Petersburg).
- Besides his teaching and scholarly work, Eric Shiraev writes policy briefs and opinion essays for government, non-government organizations, and the media. He serves as a Political Analyst for the Voice of America.