Andres Kasekamp

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Andres Kasekamp (2014)

Andres Ilmar Kasekamp (born 7 December 1966 in Toronto) is the director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute (:et) (since 2000) and Professor of Baltic Politics at the University of Tartu, Estonia (since 2004).

Andres Kasekamp served as Chairman of the Board of the Open Estonia Foundation from 2004-2008. His main research interests are extreme-right movements and contemporary Baltic history.[1][2]

He graduated from the University of Toronto. In 1996 he earned a PhD in history from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies in London, which today forms part of University College London. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto and Humboldt University, Berlin. In 2002-2005 he was the editor of the Journal of Baltic Studies.[3]

His book The Radical Right in Interwar Estonia is the first comprehensive book on the Estonian politics of the 1930s.[4] It mainly focuses on the history of the Estonian War of Independence Veterans' League.[5]

In 2010, he published A History of the Baltic States for Palgrave Macmillan.[6]


  • The Radical Right in Interwar Estonia (2000) ISBN 978-0-312-22598-8
  • With Sæter, M. (2003). Estonian Membership in the EU: Security and Foreign Policy Aspects. Oslo: Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
  • Kasekamp, A. (2004). Political Change in Estonia during the 1990s. Vainio-Korhonen, Kirsi; Lahtinen, Anu (eds.) History and Change. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
  • Kasekamp, A. (2006). Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania. In Blamires, Cyprian (ed.). World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO
  • A History of the Baltic States. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.


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