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Professor Dominic Lieven

Professor Dominic LievenProfessor Dominic Lieven  is co-head of the Russia Studies Programme and a Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS. He is also Professor of Russian History and Head of the  International History Department|  at the LSE. 

Professor Lieven graduated first in his class of 1973 in history from Cambridge University and was a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard in 1973/4. Subsequently, he has been inter alia a Humboldt Fellow in Germany, and a visiting professor at Tokyo University and Harvard. He joined the LSE in 1978, became a professor in 1993 and a Fellow of the British Academy in 2001. He was Head of theGovernment Department|  from 2001-4 and transferred to become the Head of Department of International History at the LSE in 2009. Between 2006 and 2009 he held a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.