Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Staff

Peter Rollberg
Director, IERES
Director, European and Eurasian Studies MA Program
Professor of Slavic Languages, Film Studies and International Affairs

(Russian literature and film)
1957 E Street, Suite 412
202.994.7084
rgpeter@gwu.edu

Cory Welt
Associate Director, IERES
Co-Project Director, PONARS Eurasia
Associate Research Professor of International Affairs
1957 E Street, Suite 412
202.994.8362

cwelt@gwu.edu

Robert Orttung
Assistant Director, IERES
Co-Editor, Russian Analytical Digest
Associate Research Professor of International Affairs
(Energy security, democracy, federalism)
1957 E Street, Suite 412
202.994.5730
rorttung@gwu.edu

Marlene Laruelle
Director, Central Asia Program (CAP)
Research Professor of International Affairs
(Russia, Arctic, Central Asia, politics, society and identity)
1957 E Street, Suite 412
202.994.3368 
laruelle@gwu.edu
www.marlene-laruelle.com

Alexander Schmemann
Managing Editor, PONARS Eurasia
1957 E Street, Suite 412
202.994.2072
aschmem@gwu.edu

 

Olga Novikova
Program Coordinator, PONARS Eurasia
1957 E Street, Suite 412
202.994.5915
novikova@gwu.edu

 

Eric Hansson
Program Assistant, IERES
1957 E Street, Suite 412
202.994.8609
ejhansson@gwmail.gwu.edu

 

Ashley Bandura
Program Assistant, Central Asia Program (CAP)
1957 E Street, Suite 412
202.994.9509
abandura@gwu.edu


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News

Professor Peter Rollberg, IERES director, was quoted in the New York Times' review of Andrey Zvyagintsev's new film "Leviathan."

Professor Henry Hale was interviewed by CNN on Putin's popular support.

Professor Henry Hale appears as a guest on Scholar’s Circle, a syndicated radio talk show, to speak about Russia’s relations with the West.

Professor Peter Rollberg was interviewed by BuzzFeedNews about Johnson's Russia List, which is published through IERES. The article was reprinted by the Ukrainian service StopFake.org

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors article on increasing media censorship in Russia.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article on Russia's policy-drivers in the Arctic.

Professor Eliot Sorel analyzes recent presidential elections in Romania.

Professor Marlene Laruelle's paper on Russia's policy towards Central Asia published in EUCAM.

Associate Director Cory Welt analyzes the current Georgian political climate in Foreign Policy.

Professor Hope Harrison authors an article in The Washington Post about five myths surrounding the Berlin Wall and another article in The Wilson Quarterly about German perspectives on the fall of the Wall. Read the articles here and here. In addition, a German-language article of hers devoted to the fall of the Wall recently appeared in the Berlin Tagesspiegel, and she was recently filmed in a video created by the US Embassy in Germany where she explains the building and fall of the Berlin Wall.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times about Ukraine's recent elections.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times on the Kremlin's international propaganda practices.

Recent Mumbai water conference covered by the Times of India.

Participants in a recent conference Central Asia Program speakers quoted by Al Jazeera on Uyghur affairs.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times on Russian nationalism and Eastern Ukraine.

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.

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