Scholars

Professor, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
Margarita M. Balmaceda (MA, PhD, Princeton) is Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University and research Associate at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. Supported by, among others, three Fulbright grants and a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship from the European Union, she has conducted extensive field research in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, a...
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...
Associate Professor of History, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Igor Fedyukin is an Associate Professor of History at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow. His research focuses on history and politics of education, and his forthcoming monograph explores the role of administrative entrepreneurs, or “projectors,” in building new organizational forms in Russian schooling under Peter I and his immediate successo...
Research Professor Emeritus, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
 
Counselor for International Strategy, Chevron; Chairman, Eurasia Foundation
Professor, Mykola Gogol State University
Valentyna Kharkhun is Professor, Head of Ukrainian Literature Department, Mykola Gogol State University (Nizhyn, Ukraine); she is Senior researcher at the Department of 20th Century Ukrainian Literature, T. G. Shevchenko Institute of Literature, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She is the author of two books, five textbooks and more than 100 articles. She is the holder of a Fulbright fello...
Michael Kofman spent years managing professional military education programs and military to military engagements for senior officers at National Defense University.  There he served as a subject matter expert and adviser to military and government officials on issues in Russia/Eurasia. He has represented the Department of Defense in a number of track one and track two efforts with Russia and...
Head, Democracy Development Center, Kyiv, Ukraine
PhD, Associate Professor, Institute of Ecological Economics and Management, Ukrainian National Forestry University
 Main Publications Economic, Environmental and Organizational Principles of Renewables’  Spatial Energy Usage, Lviv, Ukraine, 2015, 337 p.Strengthening of Energy Security: Past, Present, Future, Lviv, Ukraine, 2011, 153 p.Environmental and Economic Assessment of Nonrenewable Recourses Substitution with Biomass, Lviv, Ukraine, 2010, 212 p.Professional Honors2013 – winner...
Special Correspondent, Novaya Gazeta

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