Andrei Y. Shoumikhin

Role: Retired
Campus: Springfield



  • PhD, Political Science, 1992, U.S. and Canada Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences 
  • MA, International History, 1979 U.S. and Canada Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences 
  • BA, Linguistics, 1969, Institute of Foreign Languages, Moscow Russia


  • DSS 632 Seminar on International Security Affairs
  • DSS 708 Seminar on Contemporary Security Issues in Russia
  • DSS 799 Thesis

Professional experience

  • Missouri State University, Graduate Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, Faculty, 2009-Present
  • National Institute for Public Policy,  Senior Researcher, 1998-2009

Coordination of the Joint US-Russian Study on Cooperation in Ballistic Missile Defense; Preparation of the Russian Arms Control Digest (RACD); Research, analysis, and consulting on modernization of the Russian deterrence potential; US-Russian negotiations on arms control, and BM and WMD proliferation.

  • Moscow Public Science Foundation, Director, Washington Office, 1996-1998

Edited and published special reports on BMD, WMD proliferation and counter-proliferation in cooperation with the National Institute for Public Policy; Managed studies on ethnic relations and conflict resolution in the New Independent States in association with the Carnegie Foundation for International Peace and the Helsinki Institute of Strategic Studies.