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 chief books, Cross-Cultural Psychology, has been published in the United States, China, India, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, and a few other countries. Oxford University Press publishes his leading textbooks on international relations. Macmillan publishes his books on Russian Government and Russian Foreign Policy. Besides his teaching and scholarly work, Eric Shiraev writes policy briefs and opinion essays for government, nongovernment organizations, and the media. He is head of a research laboratory at George Mason University to study Character Assassination and Reputation Management. He serves as a Political Analyst for the Voice of America.