Alexander Yu. Petrov

Doctor of History, senior research associate, Center for North American studies, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia)

Research interests

Expert in history of Russian America, Russian-American company, California, the West of the USA, the frontier in the USA and Russia.

Researcher in Russian-American relations; heritage of Russia in the USA, Russian Orthodox Church.

Head of the project of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research “Peter I and the discovery of America: a modern scientific view on the development of the Asia-Pacific region”.