Professor Dominic Lieven joined LSE in 1978, became a professor in 1993 and a Fellow of the British Academy in 2001. He graduated first in the 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 was a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Professor at LSE (1978-2011). Head of the Department of Government from 2001 to 2004 and Head of the Department of International History from 2009 to 2011).
From there he was a Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge (2011-2019) and has been a Honorary Fellow from 2019.
He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Department of International History at LSE.
Professor Lieven is also the Chair of the Board of the Paulsen Programme at LSE, hosted by the Department of International History at LSE.
Professor Dominic Lieven's publications include: