Andrew Wilson (historian)


Andrew Wilson (born 1961) is a British historian and political scientist specializing in Eastern Europe, particularly Ukraine. He is a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, and Professor in Ukrainian studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London.[1] He wrote The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation and Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World.

Wilson is a member of the Ukraine Today media organization's International Supervisory Council.[2]

He was born in Cumbria, United Kingdom.


  • Ukraine: Perestroika to Independence (with Taras Kuzio), New York, St. Martin's Press, 1994, xiv, 260p. ISBN 0-312-08652-0
  • Ukrainian Nationalism in the 1990s: A Minority Faith, Cambridge University Press, 1996, xvii, 300p. ISBN 0-521-48285-2 ISBN 0-521-57457-9 Can be searched at Google print
  • The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation, Yale University Press, 2000, xviii, 366p. ISBN 0-300-08355-6, 2nd edition 2002 ISBN 0-300-09309-8, 3rd edition 2009 ISBN 978-0300154764, 4th edition 2015 ISBN 978-0300217254
  • Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World, Yale University Press, 2005, ISBN 0-300-09545-7
  • Ukraine's Orange Revolution, Yale University Press, 2005, ISBN 0-300-11290-4
  • Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship, Yale University Press, 2012, ISBN 978-0-300-13435-3
  • Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West, Yale University Press, 2014, ISBN 978-0-300-21159-7


  1. ^ "The European Council on Foreign Relations | Staff Profile: Andrew Wilson". Retrieved 15 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Our mission". Ukraine Today. Retrieved 4 May 2016.