Artyom Lukin

Artyom Lukin is deputy director for research at the School of Regional and International Studies, Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok, Russia). He is also associate professor of International Relations there.

Lukin earned his PhD in Political Science from Far Eastern State University in 2002.

Apart from his academic career, he worked as a public relations officer in the Vladivostok City Administration (1998-2002) and at the Russian Far East’s biggest energy utility company Dalenergo (2002-2007).

Lukin has authored numerous chapters, papers and commentaries, in Russian and English, on Asia-Pacific international politics and Russia’s engagement with Asia. His latest book (co-authored with Rens Lee) is Russia’s Far East: New Dynamics in Asia Pacific and Beyond (2015).

Artyom’s research interests include international relations and security in the Asia-Pacific and Northeast Asia; Russian foreign policy; Russia’s engagement with the Asia-Pacific; social, political and economic processes in the Russian Far East.

Lukin has authored and co-authored multiple scholarly publications in Russian and English. He has been involved in numerous research and publication projects both in Russia and abroad. Artyom Lukin is an expert with Russian International Affairs Council. He is a regular commentator for Russian and international news media.