Dominic Lieven is Professor of Russian studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Fellow of the British Academyand of Trinity College, Cambridge. He is the elder brother of Anatol Lieven, and a brother of Elena Lieven.
Dominic Lieven graduated first in the class of 1973 in History from Cambridge University and was a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard in 1973/4.
Russian Government and Empire
Lieven is seen by some as an authority on Russian history and post-Soviet politics; and on Empire and European history, notably in the areas of comparative imperial history; problems of political stability on the European periphery 1860-1939, and Russia's confrontation with Napoleon 1807-14.
His main works include:
- Russia and the Origins of the First World War, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1983).
- Russia's Rulers under the Old Regime, Yale U.P (1989).
- The Aristocracy in Europe 1815/1914, Macmillan/Columbia UP (1992).
- Nicholas II, John Murray/St Martin's Press (1993).
- Empire. The Russian Empire and its Rivals, John Murray/Yale U.P (2003).
- Russia Against Napoleon: The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814. (2009)