17th September 2017

About the author

Anton Shekhovtsov. Photo credit: Andreas Jakwerth, 2018

Anton Shekhovtsov is Director of the Centre for Democratic Integrity, Associated Researcher at the Research Center for the History of Transformations at the University of Vienna (Austria), an expert at the European Platform for Democratic Elections (Germany), 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 trends 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.