Anatoly Reshetnikov holds a PhD in Political Science from Central European University. In 2015-2017, he was a Visiting Researcher at the University College London (UK) and Lund University (Sweden), as well as a grantee of the Swedish Institute. More recently, Anatoly has also been an Invited Lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University, Mathias Corvinus Collegium and CEU. Currently, Anatoly holds a position of Assistant Professor of International Relations at Webster University in Vienna.
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 his currently ongoing projects, Anatoly 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.