17th September 2017

About the author

Anton Shekhovtsov. Photo credit: Andreas Jakwerth, 2018

Anton Shekhovtsov is Research Associate at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, expert at the European Platform for Democratic Elections, and General Editor of the “Explorations of the Far Right” book series at ibidem-Verlag (Germany). His main area of expertise is the European far right, relations between Russia and radical right-wing parties in the West, and illiberal tendencies in Central and Eastern Europe. He is the author of the Russian language book New Radical Right-Wing Parties in European Democracies (2011) and the book Russia and the Western Far Right (2018), as well as co-editor of The Post-War Anglo-American Far Right (2014) and White Power Music (2012). He is also a member of the Editorial Board of Fascism: Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies, and published academic articles in Journal of Democracy, Russian Politics and Law, Europe-Asia Studies, and Patterns of Prejudice among others.