Anatoly Reshetnikov joined the Doctoral School in 2012 and successfully defended his PhD thesis in February 2019. Throughout his studies, he has been a Visiting Researcher at the University College London (UK) and Lund University (Sweden). He was also a grantee of the Swedish Institute and the CEU Budapest Foundation. More recently, Anatoly has also been an Invited Lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University, Mathias Corvinus Collegium and CEU. Currently, Anatoly holds the position of an Assistant Professor of International Relations at Webster University in Vienna and teaches Research Design and Methods at CEU.
He published in a number of academic journals including Security Dialogue, Demokratizatsiya and Russian Politics. At the moment, he is working on his book on the evolution of Russian great power discourse from the XI century until the present day. In addition, Anatoly’s research interests include identity politics, institutionalized political trolling, conceptual history, critical and linguistic approaches to social analysis, historical International Relations, interpretivist pedagogy, and Russia’s international politics. In the currently ongoing projects, he is researching the ‘trickster turn’ in Russian foreign policy, varying conceptions of national greatness, as well as the rhetorical foundations of politics and international relations.