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Former Visiting Scholars

Andrey Todorov is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Arctic Initiative, as well as Senior Researcher at the Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in Law from the Moscow State Linguistic University, with research interests in the Arctic Ocean governance and the international Law of the Sea. He worked in the Legal Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he focused mainly on various issues of the Oceans Law. Following that, as a researcher, he supplemented this experience with more in-depth scholarly study of the Law of the Sea, mostly from a regional Arctic perspective, with a focus on the protection of Arctic marine biodiversity from human activities, regulation of Arctic shipping, and managing legal disputes in the Arctic. His research at The Fletcher School was related to the legal status of, and the regime of navigation in, the waters of the Northern Sea Route.