Pavel Sharikov graduated from the University for Humanitarian Studies in 2005 holding a degree of specialist in international relations.
Since 2002, he works as a research fellow in the Institute for USA and Canada Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences, studying American politics in general and cybersecurity issues in particular.
He participated in a number of exchange programs in the United States—in 2005, with the Center for International Security Studies at the University of Maryland and in 2008, with the George Washington University as an IREX fellow. In 2009, he defended a dissertation devoted to American cybersecurity policies. In 2012, he majored in legal informatics from the Department of Law at Higher School of Economics. In 2015, he authored a book “Information security in a multipolar world.” Currently continues his academic career in the Institute for USA and Canadian Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences, and teaches a number of courses as an associate professor at Moscow State University.
Pavel Sharikov is an expert of Russian International Affairs Council, expert of the Valdai Discussion Club and a member of the Younger Generation Leadership Network.