23rd Annual Junior Scholars' Training Seminar

Aug 30, 2010

2010 JUNIOR SCHOLARS

Sandina Begic, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Psychology, Clark University.The Relationship Between Social Development and Personal Development in the Context of a Society in Transition: A View from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Max Bergholz, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of Toronto. Mass Killing and Post-WWII Silence about Wartime Atrocities in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Heidi Bludau, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University.New Forms of Mobility and Agency in Post-Socialist European Union: The Case of Nurse Migrants from the Czech Republic.

Scott Brown, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of Washington. The Slovak Question in the 1960s.

Kari Burnett, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Geography, Rutgers University. Integration of Refugees in the Czech Republic: Policy v Practice.

Svetoslav Derderyan, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Corruption on the Ropes? The Effectiveness of EU Leverage in Fighting Corruption in Eastern Europe.

Mary Frances Lebamoff, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Loyola University of Chicago. UN Preventive Deployment in Macedonia: "Gentlemen, We Appear to have Suffered Another Success.

Piro Rexhepi, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, University of Strathclyde. Institutional Development and Democratization in Kosovo 1999-2008.

Connie Robinson, Lecturer, Central Washington University. Citizenship, Conflict, and Globalization: How to Quantify and Qualify Globalization?

Arian Spahiu, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, West Virginia University. Integrating Social Network Analysis in Group Foreign Policy Making: The Case of Croatia.

Russell A. Spinney, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. A Comparative Study of Fear and Courage in Twentieth Century Interwar Eastern Europe.

James Tallon, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Slavic Languages, University of Chicago. The Failure of Ottomanism: Albanian Rebellions 1910-1912.

Benjamin Thorne, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Indiana University-Bloomington. The Anxiety of Proximity: The Social and Cultural Origins of the ‘Gypsy Question' in Interwar Romania.

Nicholas Wheeler, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Brigham Young University. Political Development of East Central Europe.

Emilia Zankina, Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, University of Pittsburgh. The Role of the Secret Service in the Bulgarian Transition: Myths and Evidence.

Senior Scholars:
Arista Maria Cirtautas, Visiting Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

James Felak, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Washington

Robert Jenkins, Director, Center for Slavic, Eurasian & East European Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Charles King, Professor of Government, Georgetown University

John Lampe, Professor of History, University of Maryland-College Park

Mieke Meurs, Professor and Ph.D. Program Director, Department of Economics, American University

 

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Emily R. Buss // Program Assistant