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

Postdoctoral Fellow
Peter Budrin studies the history of literary and cultural institutions in Soviet Russia.
Center Associate
Jeffrey Burds is Associate Professor of History at Northeastern University and an Associate of the Davis Center at Harvard University.
Ingrid Burke Friedman is an experienced journalist and former diplomat whose research focuses on international scientific cooperation efforts.
Visiting Scholar
Professor of comparative politics whose research focuses on post-Soviet Eurasia.
Frances Cayton is a graduate of the REECA Master's Program.
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
Lindsay Ceballos was a postdoctoral fellow at the Davis Center during the 2020–2021 academic year.
Center Associate
My research and teaching interests focus on the nexus of ethics, contract and history.
Faculty Associate
Natalia Chirkov is Preceptor in Slavic Languages and Literatures (Russian) at Harvard University.