People

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

Center Associate
Center Associate
Margarita M. Balmaceda is a political scientist working at the intersection of international relations, the political economy of authoritarianism and democracy, and technology, with a special expertise in energy politics.
Faculty Associate
Anna Baranczak teaches Polish in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University.
Staff
Scholar-Entrepreneur
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.
Fields
Faculty Associate
Anya Bernstein is Professor of Anthropology and Social Sciences at Harvard University.
Staff
Dennis Berounsky is the Finance Associate at the Davis Center.
Center Associate
Yelena Biberman is an associate professor of political science at Skidmore College.