Evgeny Tikhonravov

Research Scientist II-LT

Member Of:
  • School of International Affairs
Office Location: Habersham 150
Office Hours: W&R 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM (Habersham 150, by appointment)


Dr. Evgeny Tikhonravov has been a Research Scientist at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, since February 2023.

He has authored more than 20 publications on topics related to legal theory and legal history. His primary current focus is on territorial annexations and their recognition dynamics. He is particularly interested in the Soviet Union’s annexation of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

Evgeny has been awarded multiple scholarships and grants, including Fulbright, DAAD, ERASMUS, and TEMPUS, enabling him to pursue study and research opportunities in Austria (University of Graz), England (University of Hull), Germany (University of Freiburg, University of Jena, University of Münster), the Netherlands (University of Tilburg), and the United States (at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs). He previously taught at the Siberian Federal University School of Law in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

A native Russian speaker, Evgeny is also proficient in English and German.


Research Fields:
  • Comparative Politics: Regional Studies


  • INTA-3221: Post-Soviet Government and Politics
  • INTA-4060: International Law

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