People

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

 

The views expressed by people affiliated with the Davis Center are as different as the people themselves and do not necessarily reflect institutional positions held by the center.

People

Center Associate
Andrei Yakovlev is an economist whose main research interests include state-business relations in Russia, political economy of development, and industrial policy.
Center Associate
Tatiana Yankelevich is an independent researcher affiliated with the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University.
Staff
Natasha Yefimova-Trilling leads the development of the Davis Center's communications strategy.
Advisory Board
Mary Yntema is president and CEO of WorldBoston, a nonprofit that seeks to foster engagement in international affairs and cooperation with peoples of all nations.
Center Associate
Born in Varna, Bulgaria, Radoslav A. Yordanov majored in Political Science at the University of Sofia.
Faculty Associate
Saul Zaritt is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University.
Center Associate
Olga Zaslavsky is a scholar of Russian literature of the 20th and 21st centuries and a literary translator.
Graduate Student Associate
Nace Zavrl is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies at Harvard, working on nonfiction filmmaking, globalization, and historiography.
Alumni
Yipeng Zhou is a graduate of the REECA master's program.
Fellow
Valentina Zhukova is a PhD student in linguistics at UiT The Arctic University of Norway with a research interest in Russian grammatical constructions.
Fields