Alexei Trochev

School of Sciences and Humanities, Political Science and International Relations
Associate Professor

Born in Syktyvkar, Russia, Alexei Trochev (PhD, University of Toronto; MPA, University of Kansas; Law, Syktyvkar State University) teaches Introduction to Political Science Research Methods, International Law, and Law, Politics, and Society. Prior to that, he taught political science and law courses at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada and the Pomor State University in Arkhangelsk, Russia.

Between 2002 and 2008, he participated in the Canada-Russia Judicial Partnership Project and Canada-Russia Federalism Workshops, which were attended by top judges and senior government officials from both countries. He edits the journal “Statutes and Decisions: The Laws of the USSR and Its Successor States,” which has recently covered issues of judicial politics in Ukraine, police reform in Russia, criminal justice reforms in Kazakhstan, and administrative justice reforms in Kyrgyzstan. His current research projects explore: 1) judicial profession in Kazakhstan; and 2) judicial behavior outside the courthouses. He explains why now is a good time to study law and politics in Eurasia.