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...
Research Professor Emeritus, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Counselor for International Strategy, Chevron; Chairman, Eurasia Foundation
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...
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine
Reader, Aberystwyth University
Sergey Radchenko’s research has focused on the history of the Cold War, particularly Sino-Soviet and Soviet-Japanese relations, atomic diplomacy, Soviet engagement with the Third World, and Cold War crises. Dr. Radchenko has published extensively on topics in Mongolian and North Korean history, as well as the international politics of Central Asia and contemporary Sino-Russian relations. His...
Counselor, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Partner, StrateVarious LLC.
The Hon. S. Enders Wimbush S. Enders Wimbush studied Central Asia and the Caucasus at University of Chicago. He has worked as a strategist of future security environments at StrateVarious LLC, Booz Allen Hamilton, and other leading consultancies. He served as Senior Director at the German Marshall Fund (2010-2012) and Senior Vice President of Hudson Institute (2004-2010). Mr. Wimbush was nominated...
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus from 1994-1997 and to Georgia from 1998-2001
Ambassador (ret.) Kenneth Yalowitz served as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer for 36 years and was twice an ambassador: to Belarus from 1994-1997; and Georgia from 1998-2001. He also served in Moscow (two tours), The Hague and the US Mission to NATO in Brussels. He was chosen for the Ambassador Robert Frasure award for peacemaking and conflict prevention in 2000 for his work preventing s...
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- Matthew Rojansky // Director, Kennan Institute
- William E. Pomeranz // Deputy Director, Kennan Institute
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- Mary Elizabeth Malinkin // Program Associate
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- Emma Dorst // Program Assistant
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