Lecturer in Political Science and International Studies, University of Birmingham

Dr. Kevork Oskanian is a Lecturer at the University of Birmingham’s Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS); he obtained his PhD at the London School of Economics’ Department of International Relations, and has previously taught at the LSE and at the University of Westminster. His latest monograph – ‘Fear, Weakness and Power in the Post-Soviet South Caucasus’ – analyses security in the region from a Copenhagen School perspective; his current research interests also include postcolonial perspectives on contemporary Eurasian politics, and the role of liberal ideology in the shaping of Western policies towards the former Soviet Union.


  • –present
    Research Fellow in International Security, University of Birmingham


  • 2011 
    London School of Economics, PhD (International Relations)