Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Students have many opportunities to participate in the academic life of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. They may pursue the Master's program in European and Eurasian Studies or the Master's program in International Affairs with a concentration in Europe and Eurasia, take courses as part of the European Union Center in Washington, DC, of which GW is a part, work as a research assistant for a professor, be in residence as a Doctoral Student Fellow, or be employed as a work-study student at the front desk. Students are invited to participate in the regular brown-bag lunches, seminars, conferences and networking events at the Institute as well.
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 (June 12, 2014).
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.