About Ted Hopf
Born in 1959, Ted Hopf is a leading academic and a Research Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Studies. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University. His main fields of interest are international relations theory, qualitative research methods, and identity, with special reference to the Soviet Union and the former Soviet space.
His work has been published in the American Political Science Review, European Journal of International Relations, International Organization, Review of International Studies, Security Studies, and International Security.
His most recent book, Making Identity Count: Building a Great Power National Identity Database, co-edited with Bentley Allan, begins the construction of a large inter-subjective national identity database for all great powers since 1810.