How to connect with the Davis Center, in-person or online. 

The Davis Center is located in the Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) complex, on the third floor of the South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street. Part of the University's Cambridge campus, the CGIS complex is located several blocks northeast of Harvard Yard.

General Inquiries

Have general questions about the Davis Center and what we do? Not sure who you need to speak with? We are happy to help. Here's how to reach us:





Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
1730 Cambridge Street, 3rd Floor 
Cambridge, MA 02138


Our regular business hours are 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Media Inquiries

Please visit our Media Inquiries page for detailed information on how we can connect you with one of our affiliates.

Looking for someone specific?

You can visit our People page to connect with our faculty, staff, students, and affiliates. Search by name or browse by expertise to find who you need. 

Get Affiliated

Harvard graduate students can apply for Davis Center affiliation as Graduate Student Associates. For scholars, we offer additional opportunities for affiliation as Postdoctoral Fellows, Visiting Scholars, and Center Associates.

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Staff Directory

Administration and Finance

Maria Altamore, Director of Administration and Finance, 617-495-1181,

Noah Hall, Finance Associate,

Yuen Shan Isabella Lau, Senior Sponsored Grant Administrator, 617-495-8900,

Nina Wright, Office Manager, 617-495-4037,

Communications and External Relations

Natasha Yefimova-Trilling, Director of Communications and External Relations,

Genevieve Wallace, Communications Coordinator, 617-496-9027,


Kate Flaherty, Research Programs Coordinator,


Eve Blau, Director of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies; Adjunct Professor of the History of Urban Form, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 617-496-0170,

Alexandra Vacroux, Executive Director of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, 617-496-2446,


Svetlana Rukhelman, Librarian for the Davis Center Collection,, 617-496-8241

Outreach and Events

Cris Martin, Associate Director, 617-495-5852,

Allison Hart, Program Coordinator,

Laura Sargent, Events Planner,

Research Initiatives

Stephen Jones, Director, Program on Georgian Studies, 617-384-0335,

Nargis Kassenova, Senior Fellow, Program on Central Asia,

Tristan Knight, Managing Editor, Journal of Cold War Studies, 617-495-1909,

Mark Kramer, Director, Cold War Studies Project, 617-495-5389,

Kelly O’Neill, Director, Imperiia Project,

Paul Vadan, Coordinator, Imperiia Project,

Student Programs

Donna Griesenbeck, Student Programs Officer, 617-495-1194,

Alexandra Vacroux, Executive Director and Director of Graduate Studies for the REECA Master's Program, 617-496-2446,

Scholars Without Borders

Alexander Abashkin, Coordinator,

Dan Epstein, Assistant Director,