Jonathan Haslam is a leading scholar on the history of thought in international relations and on the history the Soviet Union. He is the George F. Kennan Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is also Professor Emeritus in the History of International Relations at Cambridge University, a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and a Fellow of the British Academy. His latest book is Near and Distant Neighbors. A New History of Soviet Intelligence (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015).