Marie Mendras

Research Fellow, Centre de Recherches Internationales, Sciences Po


Marie Mendras is a political scientist in the field of Russian studies and Europe-Russia relations. She is professor at the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po, and research fellow with the National Centre for Scientific Research in Paris. In 2019, she was a visiting professor at Hong Kong Baptist University. Previously, she served as a Kennan Institute Expert at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC and as a visiting scholar at Georgetown University. She was also an Associate Fellow at Chatham House and professor at the London School of Economics. Dr. Mendras is the author of Russian Politics. The Paradox of a Weak State (2012), The Rising Cost of Russia’s Authoritarian Foreign Policy (2015), Russian Elites Worry. The Unpredictability of Putinism (2016), Vote populaire par temps d’épidémie, Esprit, September 2020.