Director of the Institute for Global Sustainable Development
elena dot korosteleva at warwick dot ac dot uk
R2.12, Ramphal Building, School of Cross-Faculty Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL
Elena Korosteleva is Professor of Politics and Global Sustainable Development, and Director of the Institute of Global Sustainable Development (IGSD). She is also Jean Monnet Chair of European Politics, which she was awarded twice by the European Commission in recognition of her research and teaching excellence. Before joining IGSD in 2022, she was Professor of International Politics and a Founder of the Global Europe Centre (Professional Studies) at the University of Kent for ten years. Prior to that Elena worked Senior Lecturer in International Politics and Director of the Centre for European Studies at Aberystwyth University.
Professor Korosteleva is presently a Co-Investigator on the Horizon Europe project SHAPEDEM-EU (2022-25) and the co-founder of the Belarus Oxford Observatory (2021-23). She is also the Principal Investigator for the GCRF COMPASS (2017-22) and GCRF COMPASS+ projects (2022-23) focusing on nurturing resilience in Central Eurasia in the areas of research integration, impact governance, and sustainable communities. The COMPASS project was highly commended by the Times Higher Education in 2021, under the category of the Best International Collaboration of the Year.
- Resilience, complexity, capacity-building and sustainable development
- Concepts of governance and order in IR and Development studies
- Europe as a global actor, in Development, Environment, Foreign Policy and Security
- Pluralising and contextualising democracy
- Relations with Russia, Eastern and Central Europe, and Central Asia