Graduated from MGIMO MFA of the USSR, postgraduate studies at the Institute of the USA and Canada of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Candidate of Historical Sciences. He worked at the Institute of the USA and Canada, including Director of the Department of US Foreign Policy and Deputy Director of the Institute. He has taught international relations at European and American universities. He headed a number of Russian public organizations and foundations in the fields of higher education, social sciences and social development. Since 2011 — General Director of the RIAC, Candidate of Historical Sciences, member of the Expert Advisory Council of the PIR Center. A.V. Kortunov is a member of the Board of Education of the Open Society Institute, Russia. Graduated from MGIMO MFA of the USSR in 1979. In 1982-1995 — junior, then senior researcher, head of sector, head of Department, in 1995-1997 — Deputy Director of the Institute of the USA and Canada, RAS. He taught Russian foreign policy in the United States at the University of Miami (1990), Lews and Clark College in Portland (1992), the University of California at Berkeley (1993).
The main areas of scientific activity: international relations, foreign and domestic policy of Russia, Russian-American relations. He is a member of the expert, supervisory and supervisory boards of many Russian and international public organizations, a member of the editorial boards of several academic journals. He has numerous publications in Russia and abroad. The main areas of scientific activity: international relations, foreign and domestic policy of Russia, Russian-American relations. Member of the INF. Member of the RIAC Presidium. Member of the Advisory Board of the PIR Center since 2003. Member of the International Expert Group of the PIR Center since 2010. 10/22