People

We are a community of students, scholars, and staff who share a dedication to understanding the region more deeply.

Center Associate
Judith Bing’s research focuses on vernacular architecture of the Balkans, where she has traveled extensively, and lectured, written, and exhibited photographs and drawings about this topic.
Fields
Graduate Student Associate
Anna Bisikalo is a Ph.D. Candidate in History at Harvard University.
Fields
Executive Committee
Faculty Associate
Eve Blau is Adjunct Professor of the History of Urban Form, Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.
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Faculty Associate
Jonathan Bobaljik is Professor of Linguistics at Harvard University.
Fields
Center Associate
Vincent Bohlinger is currently working on a book titled Toward a Second Utopia: Soviet Film Style between Montage and Socialist Realism, 1928-1936.
Fields
Center Associate
Alexander Bollfrass explores how climate affects civil wars and the ethical dilemmas of serving the security state.
Executive Committee
Faculty Associate
Jonathan Bolton is Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University.
Advisory Board
Upon completion of his undergraduate degree in 1990, Loren Bough worked as a trader in New York and London and Moscow. He remains an active private equity investor in Russian retail and real estate.
Visiting Scholar
Center Associate
Elizabeth Brainerd’s research focuses on labor and health economics, with particular interest in understanding the social and health consequences of the transition to capitalism in formerly socialist countries.