Dr. Vsevolod Samokhvalov is Adjunct Professor at the Brussels School of Governance. He coordinates the course ‘International Approaches to State-Building’ and is also a research associate of the University of Liege. Vsevolod holds a PhD in international studies from the University of Cambridge, entitled ‘Russian-European Relations: Great Power Identity and the Idea of Europe’. Vsevolod also holds a MA in South-East European Studies (University of Athens) and a MA in International and European Studies from the University of Odessa (Ukraine).
Dr. Samokhvalov works on the issues of identity politics and nationalism, conflicts, Russian-European relations in the Black Sea region, Eurasian politics and state-building in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. He taught courses on European politics and Nation-Building in Eastern Europe (Cambridge), Eurasian regionalism (Maastricht), and EU-Ukraine relations (College of Europe). He has served as member of the Black Sea Network of the University of Cambridge and Columbia.