The Chair is headed by Professor Viktor Nikolaevich Panin, Doctor of Political Sciences, honorary worker of higher professional education of the Russian Federation, honorary professor of PSU.
The Chair of International Relations, Politology, and World Economy started its work on September 1st, 2010, after a reorganization of the Chair of International Relations, Public Relations, and Journalism, formed following order no.36 from March 13th, 2006.
Principal Areas of Pedagogical Activity and Scientific Research
The Chair of International Relations, Politology, and World Economy is a graduating chair in the following bachelor’s majors:
41.03.05 International Relations (International Safety);
41.03.04 Politology (Applied Politology);
38.03.01 Economy (World Economy);
41.04.05 International Relations (World Politics);
38.04.01 Economy (International Economic Relations).
The chair also provides postgraduate studies in:
23.00.02 Political Institutes, Processes, and Technologies;
23.00.04 Political Problems of International Relations, Global and Regional Development.
The chair carries out a large-scale methodic and scientific work. Lecturers and postgraduate students of the chair take an active part in scientific events: conferences and symposiums of international and Russian levels. They participate in different Russian and foreign grant programs and perform at universities in different countries of the world as invited lecturers.
The chair’s lecturers are:
Viktor Nikolaevich Panin, director of the Institute of International Relations, Head of the Chair of International Relations and Global Economy, Director of Scientific and Research Institute of Strategic Studies, Doctor of Political Sciences, Candidate of Philosophic Sciences, Professor. V.N. Panin is a founder and director of the unique for the South of Russia school of international relations. He is a founder and chairman (from 2011 to 2017) of the Dissertation Council D 212.193.03 on political sciences. He guided more than 35 successfully defended dissertations. He is an author of more than 150 scientific and methodic works, published in Russia and abroad. V.N. Panin is a chairman of the Stavropol Regional Department of the Russian Association of Political Science, and a member of a range of Russian and foreign academies, associations, expert and editorial boards.
In 1994, he took part in the work of the Summer Institute of American Political System (USA). In 1998 he was twice scholarship holder of the Program of Regional Scientific Exchanges (IREX) and in a 2003-2004 academic year he was a scholarship holder of the Fulbright Program and led research work at Harvard University. He worked as an invited lecturer at universities of Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belgium, Georgia, India, China, Pakistan, the USA, Turkey.
V.N. Panin’s area of expertise includes international integration, foreign policy of Russia and the USA, Russian-American relations, political processes in the Caucasus, Middle East, and Europe, theoretic and applied aspects of international relations and world policy, security, terrorism, and extremism. He regularly appears in mass media as an expert.
Professor Panin reads the following lectures: Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette; Negotiation; Political Problems of International System; Regional Systems of International Relations; Geopolitics; Russia in a Global Politics; Theory of Security; Contemporary International Relations; Russia in Contemporary System of International Relations.
In 2010 V.N. Panin acquired the title of Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation. In 2019, he received the title of “Honorary Professor of Pyatigorsk State University”. In 2019 V.N. Panin received a Letter of Gratitude from the President of the Russian Federation for his merits in scientific and pedagogical activities and training of high-qualified human resources.
Yuliya Viktorovna Usova, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director of Scientific and Research Institute of Strategic Studies of PSU, member of the expert board at the office of Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in NCFD, member of several editorial boards, Deputy Chairman of Dissertation board on political sciences D 212.193.03.
Area of Y.V. Usova’s expertise includes a contemporary political process in the North Caucasus, theoretic c and applied problems of elitology, political regional studies. She is an author of more than 80 scientific and methodic works, including 7 monographs, published in Russia and abroad. She reads the following courses: Theory of Political Elites; History of Political Schools; Political Regionalistics. She regularly appears in mass media as an expert.
Viktor Evgenyevich Mishin,
Candidate of Political sciences, Senior Lecturer, Professor, Head of the Department of International Relations. Area of V.E. Mishin’s expertise includes global political process, problems of globalization, geopolitical processes in the Middle East, theoretic problems of international relations and world policy, theory of management.
V.E. Mishin possesses a rich experience of not only educational work but also practice in the area of international relations. For many years he has been heading the international relations of Stavropol Krai. He worked in Middle East countries. He published more than 50 scientific works in Russia and abroad. V.E. Mishin performed at the universities of Belgium, Spain, the USA, and Turkey as an invited lecturer. Professor V.E. Mishin reads the following courses: Theory of International Relations; Contemporary Paradigms of the International Studies; Theory of Politics.
V.E. Mishin is awarded the Gold Medal of the Russian Fund of Peace, a medal of the Shenandoah University (USA) for his contribution to the international academic cooperation, medal “For the Merits to Pyatigorsk”, certificate of honor from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Letter of Gratitude from the International Affairs Committee of the State Duma, medal “90 years of AULYCL”, a badge of honor “Honorary Worker of PSU”.
Denis Aleksandrovich Mirgorod, Candidate of Political Sciences, Senior Lecturer, Professor, Curator of Globus, student discussion club on international relations. The area of his expertise includes international relations, problems of security, Middle East political process, theoretical problems of terrorism, and extremism. He published more than 50 scientific works in Russian and abroad. D.A. Mirgorod is an expert of the Russian Council for International Affairs. He performed as an invited lecturer at the universities of Iraq, Egypt, Germany, and Israel.
D.A. Mirgorod reads the following lecture courses: Problems of National Security and Arms Control; Global Security; Theory of Security; Sociology of International Relations; Megatrends and Global Problems; World Politics; National Security Policy.
Stavris Vitalievich Parastatov, Candidate of Political Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director of the Institute of International Relations on international ties. The area of S.V. Parastatov’s expertise includes a contemporary political process in Europe, a European vector of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation, the political process in the Balkan region and East Mediterranean. He was invited as a lecturer by the universities of Greece, Germany, and France. He published more than 40 scientific works in Russian and abroad.
S.V. Parastatov reads the following courses: Contemporary Global Policy; Fundamentals of International Security; International Conflicts in the 21st Century; Theory of Security; International Contracts; Contemporary Foreign Policy Strategy of Russia and International Conflicts; Analysis of International Situations; Internal Policy Process and Formation of Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation; Methods of Decisionmaking in Politics.
Mariya Anatolyevna Adamova, Candidate of Political Sciences, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor. M.A. Adamova is one of the leading experts on the problems of female terrorism in Russia. She supervises master’s and bachelor’s educational programs of international relations. M.A. Adamova heads the Stavropol Department of Interregional Public Organization “Center of Intercultural and International Cooperation.”
The area of M.A. Adamova’s expertise includes terrorism and extremism, contemporary geopolitical process, political technologies. She published more than 50 scientific works in Russia and abroad. She was invited to read lectures by the universities of Georgia, the Netherlands, and the USA. She also took part in Erasmus programs (Cyprus, Poland, Romania).
M.A. Adamova reads the following courses: Contemporary Foreign Policy of Russia in a Context of the New World Order; Theory of Security; Contemporary Political Technologies; Negotiation.
Elena Aleksandrovna Solovyeva, Candidate of Political Sciences, Associate Professor. The area of her expertise includes political and economic processes in Russia and foreign countries, the influence of information technologies on contemporary international political and economic processes, theoretic and applied aspects of informational confrontation, contemporary diplomatic system.
She is an author of more than 50 scientific works. E.A. Solovyeva took part in different international schools, scientific and research seminars and training, devoted to the problems of global policy, national and informational security, organized in Russia (Smolensk), NATO Schools, and Euro-Atlantic Cooperation Association (Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Volgograd), and abroad (Armenia, Estonia, Romania).
E.A. Solovyeva reads the following courses: Diplomatic and Counselor Work; Regional Aspects of Contemporary International Relations; Theory of Security; Economy of Countries and Regions; Theory of Diplomacy and Contemporary Diplomatic System; Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette; International Economic Organization and Regional Economic Associations; Political Marketing and Political Advertisement; Applied Analysis of Political Situations; Fundamentals of Social State; Politology; Comparative Politology.
Lyudmila Veniaminovna Romanko, Candidate of Economic Sciences, Associate Professor. She supervises master’s and bachelor’s educational programs on the global economy. The area of her expertise includes contemporary political systems, political and economic counseling, global economy, and contemporary global economic process. She published more than 50 scientific works. L.V. Romanko possesses not only a rich experience of educational work but also an experience of practice in the field of international economic relations.
L.V. Romanko reads the following educational courses: Instruments of Foreign Economic Relations Regulation in Conditions of WTO; International Currency and Credit Relations; International Corporations in the Conditions of Globalization; World Economy and International Economic Operations; International Economic Relations; Global Economy; International Pricing; Organization and Technique of Foreign Economic Operations; Fundamentals of International Media Business; Negotiation; Contemporary Political Systems; Politology; Philosophy of Politics; Political Counselling.
Rodion Aleksandrovich Kandyba, Candidate of Political Sciences, Associate Professor. He supervises a basic professional bachelor’s program on politology. The area of his interests includes a contemporary political process in Russia, the genesis of political parties and development of the party system in the Russian Federation, the participation of political parties and their representatives in electoral processes.
R.A. Kandyba reads the following courses: Contemporary Political Systems; Contemporary Political Process; Politology; Politology and Political Theory; Theory and History of Political Institutes; Authorities and Authority Relations.
Anna Yurievna Belokon, senior lecturer of the Chair of International Relations, Politology, and Global Economy, Deputy Director of International Relations Institute for academic work. The area of her expertise includes contemporary political institutes, Russian political process, timely problems of global policy, and international relations.
She reads the following courses: Theory of International Relations; Theory and History of Diplomacy; Decisionmaking Process in the Russian Federation; Situational Analysis; Theory and Practice of National Security.
Madina Umarovna Tekeeva,
senior lecturer of the chair, curator. The area of her expertise includes the utilization of digital and IT technologies in politics, a theory of games, political analysis, and predictive analytical activity.
M.U. Tekeeva reads the following courses: Theory of Games; Methodology and Method of Social and Political Surveys; Negotiation; Economical and Political Processes in CIS; Politology and Sociology; Introduction to Politology; Models and Technologies of Influence in Politics; Political Analysis and Predictions.