Boris Martynov

Boris Martynov

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Ph.D. in Political Science (Doctor) Department of International Relations and Foreign Policy of Russia - Head of Department

Boris Martynov was born in 1953. In 1975, he graduated with honors from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.

From 1978 to 2016, he worked at the Institute of Latin America of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Boris Martynov also was an intern at universities at Barranquilla (Colombia, 1986), Florida International (Miami, 1990), Brasilia (1993-1995).

From 1998 to 2016, Boris Martynov was the Deputy Director for Research at the Institute of Latin America of the Russian Academy of Sciences, working part-time as a professor at the Department of International Relations and Foreign Policy of Russia at MGIMO. In June 2016, he became a full-time professor at the Department, being appointed its Acting Head.

Boris Martynov is the author of more than a hundred articles and several monographs on global security policy and foreign policy of Latin American states, Russian-Latin American relations and the history of Russian emigration in Latin America. Among them are Security: Latin American Approaches (Moscow, 2000), The Golden Chancellor (Moscow, 2004), Russian Paraguay (Moscow, 2006), Brazil as a giant in a globalizing world (Moscow, 2008), Historical Essays (Moscow, 2013), "West" and "non-West": past, present... future? (Moscow, 2015), The Great Russian Revolution: a Century Later (Moscow, 2018), History of International Relations and Russian Foreign Policy in the 20th Century. Vol.1, 2, edited by A.Torkunov, W.Wolforth (USA) and B.Martynov (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020).

He is the author of the following textbooks: History of International Relations of Latin America (Moscow, 2008) and History of Foreign Policy and Diplomacy of Brazil (co-authored with A.Borzova, Moscow, 2021).

At MGIMO Boris Martynov teaches courses on the history of the Cold War (1945-1991) and modern international relations, as well as on issues of Russian-Latin American relations and security policy of Latin American countries (MA in Regional Studies).

He is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.