Anton is an Associate Research Fellow in The Russia and Eurasia Programme.
Anton Shekhovtsov holds a PhD from University College London. His main area of expertise is the European far right, illiberal politics in Europe and contemporary Russian politics. He is the author of New Radical Right-Wing Parties in European Democracies (2011) and Russia and the Western Far Right (2018), as well as co-editor of Radical Russian Nationalism (2009) and The Post-War Anglo-American Far Right (2014).
Shekhovtsov published articles in Journal of Democracy, Russian Politics and Law, Europe-Asia Studies, Nationalities Papers, and Patterns of Prejudice among others. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of Fascism: Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies, an expert at the European Platform for Democratic Elections (Germany) and General Editor of the "Explorations of the Far Right" book series at ibidem-Verlag (Germany).