Raymond Taras Professor Department of Political Science Tulane University

Raymond Taras

Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00am - 12:00pm; Wednesdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm & by appointment on Zoom; Norman Mayer 306


Born and educated in Montreal, Quebec, Raymond Taras received his postgraduate degrees at universities in Europe in the 1970s and began publishing scholarly books in the 1980s. He has authored or edited over twenty books: on the collapse of the USSR, Russia's identity in international relations, the rise of liberal and illiberal nationalisms, the internationalization of ethnic conflicts, the dangers of xenophobia, the critique of multiculturalism, the impact of fear on European foreign policy, and the makings of nationhood.


  • POLI3010 - Migration and Racism
  • POLC3010 - World Politics and Cinema
  • POLS7910 - Anti Politics and World Migration
  • POLI4650 - Russian Foreign Policy
  • POLC3410 - Politics and Nationalism