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

Center Associate
Graduate Student Associate
Bes Bajraktarevic is a PhD student in Comparative Literature at Harvard University.
Center Associate
Margarita M. Balmaceda is a political scientist with a special expertise in energy politics.
Arvid Bell is a scholar and entrepreneur who specializes in complex conflict analysis, negotiation strategy, and international security.
Center Associate
Paul-André Bempéchat is Artist-in-Residence at Harvard University’s Leverett House.
Executive Committee
Faculty Associate
Anya Bernstein is Professor of Anthropology and Social Sciences at Harvard University.
Dennis Berounsky is the Finance Associate at the Davis Center.
Center Associate
Yelena Biberman, REECA A.M. ’06, is an associate professor of political science at Skidmore College.
Advisory Board
Alan Bigman is an experienced executive and investor with a proven track record in both executive and non-executive roles.