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Alexandre Mansourov

Alexandre Mansourov

Adjunct Lecturer

  • Campus Location: Washington DC


Alexandre Mansourov is a specialist in Northeast Asian security, politics, and economics, focusing primarily on the Korean peninsula, teaching as an adjunct professor at the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and at the Security Studies program at Georgetown University. He is also serving as Founding Member of the US National Committee on North Korea and Senior Associate of the Nautilus Institute. He worked as Professor of Security Studies at the College of Security Studies of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies from October 2001 to January 2008. Dr. Mansourov received his PhD in Political Science from Columbia University in New York, BA in International Relations from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in Moscow, Russia, and Advanced Diploma in Korean studies from the Kim Il Sung National University in Pyongyang, DPRK.

Dr. Mansourov has broad research interests ranging from the defense, foreign and domestic policies of two Korean states, China, Japan, Russia, Mongolia, and Taiwan to comparative political and economic development in Northeast Asia, proliferation of WMD, IT revolution, and the impact of globalization and revolution in military affairs on security dynamics in Northeast Asia. He is also a specialist on post-conflict stabilization and reconstruction, as well as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief with on the ground experience in Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Brunei. Dr. Mansourov has done consultancy work related to Korean affairs and SSTR/HADR for corporate and government clients in the United States, Republic of Korea, Australia, and Japan.



  • Asia


  • Energy and Security
  • Nuclear Power
  • Strategic and Security Issues
  • International Relations