Galina Mikhaleva is a professor at the Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow) and associate professor at the University of Bremen. She explores Russia’s political development, its relations with the European Union, electoral systems and parties, and transformation processes in different countries.
Galina Mikhaleva has published several monographs and articles. She was the editor of publications in the German, Russian, and English languages. Galina Mikhaleva is also involved in practical politics; she is the chairwoman of the Gender Faction, and a member of the Federal Council of the Russian Social Liberal Party Yabloko.