Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Alumni

Alumni of the M.A. program in European and Eurasian Studies go on to interesting careers in the government, the private sector, NGOs, international organizations, and elsewhere.

Places where our alumni work include:

  • AIG
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Bar Association
  • CBS
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Deloitte and Touche
  • US Agency for International Development
  • US Department of State
  • Various US embassies around the world (including Seoul, Moscow, and Costa Rica)
  • US Trade Representative
  • US Department of Navy
  • World Bank

We are very grateful when alumni come back and talk to current students about their careers. Please contact us at ieresgwu@gwu.edu and let us know what you're up to!

Events

The First International Conference on Uyghur Studies:History, Culture and Society
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 25-27, 2014

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News

Associate Director Cory Welt was interviewed on Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, Russia, and U.S. policy. Read the transcripts here and here.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes a policy memo for PONARS on the Kremlin's views on Russia's European identity.

Dr. Eliot Sorel will co-chair the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress on innovation in primary care mental health.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung comments about the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in GW Today.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article about Russian nationalists fighting in Ukraine.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung is quoted by Bloomberg regarding the situation in Ukraine.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors article on Russia's foreign energy policy.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung speaks about the Russian media landscape in the The Elliott School of International Affairs' Beyond the Headlines series.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung publishes the 2014 report on Russia for Freedom House's Nations in Transit.

Associate Director Cory Welt authors a piece on Petro Poroshenko's victory in Ukraine's presidential elections

Assistant Director Robert Orttung blogs about Russian media.

Associate Director Cory Welt authors book chapter on the historical origins of the Abkhazian and South Ossetian conflicts.

Ph.D. Student Alexander Reisenbichler awarded research grant and Robert K. Merton Award from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for his dissertation research.

Director Peter Rollberg authors article on politics and Russian miniseries.

Director Peter Rollberg reviews Kazakh filmmaker Adelkhan Yerzhanov's The Constructors.

Professor Hope Harrison authors book chapter on German memory of the Berlin Wall.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on national identity and Russian television.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article on Uzbekistan's and Tajikistan's policy toward Afghanistan.

Professor Henry Hale co-authors article on Putin and Russian elections.

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