Roman Bezrukavnikov is an American mathematician. He is a mathematics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the chief research fellow at the HSE International Laboratory of Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics who specializes in representation theory and algebraic geometry. He graduated from Moscow State School 57 mathematical class in 1990, received his Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University in 1998. His dissertation was on Homology Properties of Representations of p-adic groups Related to Geometry of the Group at Infinity, and his advisor was Joseph N. Bernstein. Bezrukavnikov was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 1996-98 and again in 2007-08. In 2004, he won a Sloan Research Fellowship worth $40,000 over three years from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.