Zachary Paikin is Senior Editor of Global Brief magazine.
He is an assistant lecturer in international relations at the University of Kent in Canterbury, UK. Paikin’s research has focussed on Russia-West and Russia-China relations and their impact on international order over the course of the post-Cold War period. He is a member of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung’s ‘Fresh Look on Eastern European Trends’ group, which brings young policy experts and scholars to Vienna twice annually for workshops designed to publish reports on European peace and security. He is also a visiting fellow at the Global Policy Institute in London, UK.
Paikin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Middle East Studies and Political Science from McGill University, and a Master of Global Affairs degree from the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.