Professor of History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Audrey L. Altstadt is author of dozens of articles on Azerbaijan's history, politics and culture, and forthcoming book, Culture Wars in Soviet Azerbaijan, 1920-1940. She has worked in Azerbaijani archives since 1980 and consulted with the US Foreign Service, Radio Liberty, US Institute of Peace, the CSCE, Freedom House. She earned her PhD from the University of Chicago and received an honorary...
Chair of European and Comparative Law, Department of the Law Faculty, University of Humanities, Ekaterinburg
Distinguished Professor and Director of the Kozmetsky Center, St. Edward's University
Dr. Sharyl Cross was appointed Director of the Kozmetsky Center at St. Edward’s University beginning in September 2013. From 2005-2013, Dr. Cross was Professor in the College of International & Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen Germany. Prior to the Marshall Center, Dr. Cross was at the United States Air F...
Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Dept. of History, Georgetown University
Michael David-Fox is a historian of modern Russia and the Soviet Union and professor in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. After completing his A.B. at Princeton and his Ph.D. at Yale, David-Fox was a Research Scholar at the Kennan Institute and taught at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is Founding and Executive Editor of the scholarly journal Krit...
Visiting Assistant Professor, Wesleyan University (2015)
Nicole Eaton received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013, with an emphasis on Modern European, Soviet, and German history. She has been a research fellow at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University and will be teach Russian history as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Wesleyan University in the Spring of 2015.
Research Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University
Professor of National Security Strategy, National War College, Washington D.C.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine
Senior Analyst, Office of Analysis for Russia and Eurasia, U.S. Department of State.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus from 1994-1997 and to Georgia from 1998-2001
Ambassador (ret.) Kenneth Yalowitz served as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer for 36 years and was twice an ambassador: to Belarus from1994-1997; and Georgia from 1998-2001. He also served in Moscow (two tours), The Hague and the US Mission to NATO in Brussels. He was chosen for the Ambassador Robert Frasure award for peacemaking and conflict prevention in 2000 for his work preventing sp...
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