Blair A. Ruble is currently Director of the Wilson Center’s Program on Global Sustainability and Resilience and Senior Advisor to the Center’s Kennan Institute. Previously, he served as the long-time Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) as well as of the Wilson Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Program (1992-2012). A native of New...
Full Professor, University of Pavia, Italia
Most of my publications concern 1. local government in the late modern history ; 2. state administration in the same era. But I happened to deal with different subjects such as administrative communication, the history of legal thought and, lately, the transfer of institutional models. Much of the underlying research work is comparative, albeit with reference to Europe only.My research work...
Dean of Humanities and Professor of History; UC California, Irvine
Associate Professor, University of North Korean Studies, South Korea
Professor, University of North Korean Studies, South Korea
Chairman of the Board of the American Jewish International Relations Institute
Ambassador Richard Schifter has had a distinguished career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C. and in government. Since 2005 he has served as chairman of the board of directors of American Jewish International Relations Institute (AJIRI).After receiving his L.L.B. from the Yale School of Law in 1951, he practiced law in Washington, DC with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, 1951-1984, and i...
Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
University Professor of History, George Mason University
Martin J. Sherwin is University Professor of History at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Before moving to GMU in 2007 he was the Walter S. Dickson Professor of English and American History at Tufts University for 27 years. His recent book, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (with Kai Bird) won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for biography, the National...
Assistant Professor, University of North Korean Studies; Director for Planning, Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam University, Seoul, Korea
ExpertiseInter-Korean relations; modern history of Korea; Korean politics
Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, Russian Academy of Justice, Central Branch, Voronezh