Yuri Zhukov Photo
Visiting Associate Professor of Public Policy

Dr. Zhukov is a Visiting Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and an Associate Professor at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and Department of Government. Until 2023, He was an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Research Associate Professor with the Center for Political Studies at Michigan’s Institute for Social Research.

His research focuses on the causes, dynamics and outcomes of conflict, at the international and local levels. His methodological areas of interest include spatial statistics, mathematical/computational modeling and text analysis.

He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Government at Harvard University. He also holds degrees from the Graduate School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (M.A.) and Brown University (A.B.).

His research has been published (or is forthcoming) in the American Political Science ReviewForeign AffairsInternational OrganizationInternational Studies QuarterlyJournal of Comparative EconomicsJournal of Conflict ResolutionJournal of Peace ResearchJournal of PoliticsJournal of Strategic StudiesPolitical AnalysisPolitical GeographyPolitical CommunicationQuarterly Journal of Political ScienceComparative Political StudiesConflict Management and Peace ScienceNaval War College ReviewSmall Wars and InsurgenciesWorld Politics, and several edited volumes and general-audience publications.

Personal Website: zhukovyuri.github.io

Mailing Address

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138