Dr. Rodion Belkovich is an Academic Director of Republican Research Centre based in Moscow, Russia, where he supervises research on and takes active part in promotion of the political and legal philosophy of contemporary Civic Republicanism. He is also an Associate Professor at the Law Faculty of National Research University – Higher School of Economics. He defended his doctoral thesis on American Individualist Anarchism in 2010. His main areas of scholarly interest and teaching include history of radical political thought, theory of political obligation and secession. His bestselling book "Blood of Patriots: An Introduction to the Intellectual History of American Radicalism" was published in Russian in 2020.