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Introducing Our 2022–23 Visitors

We’re delighted to welcome scholars from around the world to our campus community. Meet the individuals who will be joining the Davis Center this academic year.

The Davis Center is pleased to welcome new postdoctoral fellows, fellows, and visiting scholars for the 2022–23 academic year. 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Peter Budrin, DPhil in Modern Languages (Russian), University of Oxford 
  • Tetyana Dzyadevych, Ph.D. in Slavic Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago


  • Fara Abbas, Negotiation Task Force (NTF) Fellow
  • Zulfiyya Abdurahimova-Carberry, Ph.D. Candidate, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf 
  • Ingrid Burke Friedman, JURIST Legal News & Research, Features Editor
  • Krystof Dolezal, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Theory, Central European University
  • Severyan Dyakonov, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • Ia Eradze, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Social and Cultural Research
  • Vache Ghazaryan, Economist, Central Bank of Armenia
  • Barbara Roggeveen, Ph.D. Candidate, Oxford University; Clingendael Institute
  • Alisa Sopova, Ph.D. Candidate, Princeton University
  • Aziza Umarova, Independent Researcher

Visiting Scholars

  • Nadia Boyadjieva, Professor of International Law and International Relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Irina Busygina, Independent Researcher
  • Jakub Donski-Lesiuk, Assistant Professor, University of Lodz, Department of Logistics & Innovations / Faculty of Economics & Sociology
  • Junna Hiramatsu, Associate Professor, Kanazawa University
  • Beka Kobakhidze, Associate Professor, Ilia State University
  • Kamila Kociałkowska, Postdoctoral Fellow, Foundation Wiener-Anspach
  • Suzanne Levi-Sanchez, Independent Researcher
  • Slawomir Łukasiewicz, Professor, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
  • Thomas W. Simons, Jr., U.S. Foreign Service Officer (1963-1998); U.S. Ambassador to Poland (1990-1993) and Pakistan (1996-1998)
  • Andrei Yakovlev, Senior Researcher, HSE University (Moscow), Institute for Industrial and Market Studies