Russia studies ecosystem
The Russia Program
The Russia Program at GW is a university-based analytical center that combines knowledge, technologies, and networks into a research ecosystem.
  • Celine Marange
    Senior Researcher on Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus at the Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM)
  • Sarah Fainberg
    Senior Researcher and Head of the Great Powers in the Middle East Research Program at Tel Aviv University’s Elrom Center for Air and Space Studies
  • Alexander Cooley
    Professor of Political Science and Vice Provost for Academic Centers and Libraries at Barnard College, Columbia University, Academy Adjunct Faculty member at Chatham House
  • Stephen Hutchings
    Professor of Russian Studies at University of Manchester
  • Elvira Churyumova
    Affiliated Researcher at Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
  • Edward C. Holland
    Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Arkansas
  • Paul Goode
    McMillan Chair of Russian Studies Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (EURUS), Carleton University
  • Irina Meyer-Olimpieva
    Research Professor, GW
  • Asel Doolotkeldieva
    Non-residential Fellow, GW
  • Vlada Baranova
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
  • Chimiza Lamazhaa
    PhD and a non-resident fellow at the Russian Program's Global Academy at The George Washington University
  • Maria Engström
    Professor of Russian, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Juliette Faure
    Teaching and Research Attachée at Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, Research Associate at Sciences Po-CERI
  • Igor Torbakov
    Senior Fellow at the Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University
  • Igor Mikheev
    Non-resident fellow at the Russia Program's Global Academy
  • Aidar Shaikhin
    Assistant at Kazan Federal University
  • Dmitry Oparin
    Université Bordeaux Montaigne
  • Anna Gaynutdinova
    Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg, Heritage Studies, Alumna
  • David Lewis
    PhD, Professor of international relations at University of Exeter
  • Ilya Cheberin
    Independent researcher
  • Alexandra Gaganova
    Independent researcher