Andres Kasekamp

Professor, Author

1966 –


Who is Andres Kasekamp?

Andres Ilmar Kasekamp is the director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute and Professor of Baltic Politics at the University of Tartu, Estonia.

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.

He graduated from the University of Toronto. In 1996 he earned a PhD in history from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at the University of 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.

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

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

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Dec 7, 1966
  • University of Toronto
Lived in
  • Toronto

on July 23, 2013


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