Kairat Moldashev

Kairat Moldashev

Associate Professor
Provost and VR for Academic Affairs
Interim Dean of SGS


Kairat Moldashev (PhD in Political Economy, University Malaya) is an associate professor and Provost at Paragon International University. Kairat’s research interests include comparative regionalism (with focus on Central Eurasia, ASEAN, and EU), nation-building, identity politics and research policy. He has published articles on comparative regionalism and other research areas in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of International Relations and Development, and co-authored book chapters in Palgrave and Routledge edited volumes. Kairat is also involved in research capacity building projects and conducts trainings on research methodology for young scholars and PhD students


  • PhD in Political Economy, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2015
  • MSc in Management, Suleyman Demirel University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2010
  • BSc in Business Administration, KIMEP University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2004