People

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

Graduate Student Associate
Frances Cayton is a student in the REECA Master's Program.
Center Associate
Xenia Cherkaev is interested in how moral obligations intersect with, and are codified in, property law.
Faculty Associate
Natalia Chirkov is Preceptor in Slavic Languages and Literatures (Russian) at Harvard University.
Center Associate
Catherine Ciepiela studies and translates modern Russian literature, mainly Russian poetry.
Executive Committee
Faculty Associate
Steven Clancy is Senior Lecturer on Slavic Languages and Literatures and Director of the Slavic Language Program at Harvard University.
Center Associate
Walter Clemens has written many book chapters, scholarly articles, and newspaper articles in the areas of international relations and comparative politics.
Executive Committee
Faculty Associate
Timothy Colton is Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies at Harvard University.
Center Associate
Walter Connor’s areas of expertise include comparative politics, international relations, as well as Soviet and post-Soviet politics.
Fields
Center Associate
Linda Cook is currently researching the effects of recession on Russia’s welfare state, with a focus on health care.