Andres Kasekamp

Professor, Department of History
Chair of Estonian Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for European and Eurasian Studies

Trinity College
1 Devonshire Place 
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7 Canada

Andres Kasekamp - photo by Jamie Napier

Areas of interest

  • Baltic states
  • Estonian Studies
  • European Union
  • NATO
  • Relations with Russia
  • Populist radical right


Main Bio

Before returning to U of T, Andres Kasekamp was Professor of Baltic Politics at the University of Tartu in Estonia and Director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute. He has also been a visiting professor at Humboldt University Berlin and a visiting researcher at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. His first book was The Radical Right in Interwar Estonia (Palgrave 2000). His second book, A History of the Baltic States (Palgrave 2010), has been translated into nine languages. His research interests include populist radical right parties, memory politics, European foreign and security policy, and cooperation and conflict in the Baltic Sea region. He has served as the editor of the Journal of Baltic Studies, and is currently the President-Elect of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies. Prof. Kasekamp has appeared as an expert in the foreign affairs committee of the parliaments of Canada, Estonia, Finland and the European Union, as well as the Baltic Assembly.

Select publications

  • A History of the Baltic States. 2nd updated edition. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

Awards & recognition

  • Estonian National Sciences Prize in the Humanities, 2014
  • Baltic Assembly Prize for Science, 2011