Professor, Department of Writing and Linguistics, Georgia Southern University
Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University, and Assistant Professor of Political Science, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California at San Diego
Professor, Department of History, University of ALabama at Birmingham
John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution
Jonathan D. Pollack is a senior fellow with the John L. Thornton China Center. Before his appointment at Brookings, he was professor of Asian and Pacific Studies and chairman of the Asia-Pacific Studies Group at the Naval War College. He is also a research associate in the National Asia Research Program of the National Bureau of Asian Research and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for...
Blair A. Ruble is currently Vice President for Programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Director of the Center’s Urban Policy Laboratory. He also is Senior Advisor to the Center’s Kennan Institute. Previously, he served as the Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) as well as of the Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Program (1992-...
Associate Professor, Central European University, History Department
Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, Russian Academy of Justice, Central Branch, Voronezh
Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University
Sarah B. Snyder is an assistant professor at the School of International Service at American University and specializes in the history of the Cold War, human rights activism and United States human rights policy. Her book, Human Rights Activism and the End of the Cold War: A Transnational History of the Helsinki Network, (Cambridge University Press), analyzes the development of a transn...
Masaryk Institute and Archives of the Czech Republic
Vitezslav Sommer received his PhD from Charles University, Prague in 2011. His dissertation explored the origins of communist party historiography in Czechoslovakia and its development in the Stalinist, post-Stalinist and reform communist period (1950–1970). He is at present a post-doctoral researcher at the Sciences Po in Paris (ERC project ‘A political history of the future: kno...