Prof Sergiy Kudelia is an associate professor of political science at Baylor University in Texas where he taught since 2012. He received BA in International Relations from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, MA in Political Science from Stanford University and PhD in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University. He has also taught at the universities in Kyiv, Toronto, Greifswald and Washington, DC. Kudelia is a URIS fellow at the University of Basel where he works on completing a manuscript on the origins of the armed conflict in Donbas and teaches a class on Contemporary Ukraine.
His research interests relate to political regimes, revolutions, institutional change and the outbreak and dynamics of armed conflicts with a focus on Ukraine. He published over a dozen peer-reviewed articles and chapters in academic volumes and co-authored a book "The Strategy of Campaigning: Lessons from Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin" published by the University of Michigan Press. Sergiy Kudelia has also contributed political commentary to international news outlets and prepared policy reports on Ukraine's domestic and foreign policy.