Haley Bader

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A.M. Candidate in Regional Studies—REECA

Graduate Student Associate

Haley Bader, born and raised in Central Virginia, earned her Bachelor’s degree at Bard College, studying both Russian and Japanese. She spent time in St. Petersburg and Kyrgyzstan during her undergraduate years. Later, she worked with a creative youth mentoring program through Americorps and taught life skills to youth on probation. Haley then served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Russian-speaking Comrat, Moldova. She and her Moldovan partners developed, wrote a curriculum for and ran a seven-month youth journalism mentoring program. Haley is also an avid writer and plans to pursue a career in journalism after graduating from the REECA program.

Narratives of belief in post-Soviet sphere; communications and journalism; intercultural exchange; post-Soviet media; women's roles and representation in post-Soviet media.


, Russian and Eurasian Studies and Asian Studies
, Bard College