People

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

Center Associate
Aurel Braun has published extensively on communist affairs and strategic studies with a special focus on the problems of the transformation of the socialist systems in the former Soviet Union and in Eastern Europe.
Center Associate
Olga Breininger-Umetayeva’s research interests lie where culture intersects with politics, anthropology, history, and religion.
Center Associate
Executive Committee
Faculty Associate
Julie Buckler is Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature at Harvard University.
Center Associate
Jeffrey Burds does research in the international history of modern Russia, Ukraine, and the Soviet Union.
Staff
Donna Cardarelli is the Research Programs Coordinator at the Davis Center.
Center Associate
Gergory Carleton is Professor of Russian Studies at Tufts University.