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Yelena Biberman

Wilson China Fellow


    August 1, 2023 — July 31, 2024

    Professional affiliation

    Associate Professor, Skidmore College


    • Russia
    • China
    • Great Power Competition
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Biotechnology

    Wilson Center Projects

    U.S.-China-Russia Geo-Strategic Competition in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology

    Full Biography

    Yelena Biberman is an associate professor at Skidmore College, new voice at the Andrew W. Marshall Foundation, nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, and associate at Harvard University’s Davis Center. She was a Modern War Institute at West Point fellow in 2020-21. Her book, Gambling with Violence: State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and India, was published by Oxford University Press in 2019. Biberman’s research has appeared in academic journals, such as the Journal of Strategic Studies, Asian Security, Strategic Studies Quarterly, Modern Asian Studies, and Political Science Quarterly, as well as in policy and mainstream media, such as the Military Review, Foreign Policy, and Washington Post. Her work has been supported by numerous grants, including from the United States Institute of Peace and Fulbright Fellowship. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College, Master’s from Harvard University, and Ph.D. from Brown University. She also worked as a journalist in Russia.