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Ruslan Garipov Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, AU SIS Course: Contemporary Russia

Ruslan Garipov

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

Ruslan Garipov is an experienced researcher and educator, former Fulbright Scholar (2007), currently affiliated as a George F. Kennan Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center (Washington, D.C.), Legislative Analyst & Legal Assistant at Homer Law Chartered (Washington, DC) and Adjunct Professorial Lecturer at the AU School of International Service. Dr. Garipov has a PhD in International law and focuses on International Law and Relations, Human Rights, International Security and Russian Foreign Policy. He is passionate about Indigenous Peoples’ Studies and aims on North American Indians and Russian Indigenous Minorities’ issues. Ruslan teaches Contemporary Russia at the School of International Service, AU. Ruslan Garipov also has a position of Associate Professor at International and European Law Department, Kazan Federal University (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia). Over the past ten years, he has researched and taught a variety of courses, including International Law, Russian Constitutional law, Human Rights, International Security and Relations, Environmental Issues and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Protection. Dr. Garipov has published more than 70 papers, has spoken at different international conferences in Russia, Austria, USA, Brazil, France, UK, Norway, and Finland, and has worked with such intergovernmental organizations as OSCE, UN and OAS. Ruslan Garipov is a member of Russian Association of International law, American Society of International law and editorial staff member of the Arctic Review on Law and Politics (Norway) and Kazan Journal of International Law (Russia). His current research project, “Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Development in Russia and the U.S.: International Legal and Domestic Issues,” examines the development of Russian Indigenous Minority Peoples’ and Native Americans’ rights, with a particular focus on self-determination, land rights, and environmental issues in both countries. His most recent book, Indigenous Peoples’ Protection in International Law (2012), was awarded the Best Monograph at Kazan Federal University (Russia). More information could be found at his personal website:


Kazan State University, Kazan, Russia PhD in International Law, December 2004 JD, magna cum laude, June 2001

Favorite Place in Washington DC
National Museum of the American Indian
Book Currently Reading
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Tatar

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