Artyom Lukin

Artyom Lukin is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations and Deputy Director for Research in the School of Regional and International Studies at Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, Russia. Lukin earned his Ph.D. 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). He has also 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 the Russian International Affairs Council. He is a regular commentator for Russian and international news media.