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Ruslan Garipov Adjunct Professor, 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), and Kennan Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center (2007, 2011, 2014-15). Ruslan combines teaching at AU with his work as a Consultant at the World Bank Group and Legislative Analyst at Homer Law Chartered (DC-based law firm that focus on American Indian and Alaska Native issues). Professor Garipov has a PhD in International law and focuses on International Law and Relations, Human Rights, International Security and Contemporary Russia. He is passionate about Indigenous Peoples’ Studies and aims on North American Indians and Russian Indigenous People. Ruslan Garipov is also an Associate Professor at International and European Law Department, Kazan Federal University (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia). Over the past twelve years, he has taught 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 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:


American University Washington College of Law LLM in International Legal Studies, December 2016 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
My Life as an Indian: The Story of a Red Woman and a White Man in the Lodges of the Blackfeet by J. W. Schultz
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Tatar

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  • Spring 2019

    • SISU-419 Senior Capstone: Int'l Studies: Arctic Dev & Indigenous People
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