Current Fellows

The Davis Center's 2016–2017 fellows and visiting scholars participate in interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

  • Assistant Professor, Ankara University of Social Sciences

    Beyond GDP, Social Progress and Well-being:Potential of Social Innovation Across Eurasia in Building New Welfare State
  • Associate Fellow, Peace Research Institue Frankfurt

    Interconnected Conflicts in Central Asia: Alliances, Interdependencies, and Negotiations
  • Ph.D. Candidate, University of British Columbia

    "'Betwixt and Between' Sakha and Russian: An Ethnography of Language Hybridization among Sakha Youth in the Russian Far East"
  • Professor of International Law and International Relations, University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    "Russia, NATO and the Security Environment in Europe 2000-2014"
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

    "Knowledge from Stone: Science, Nature, and Industry at Russian Mines"
  • Professor, Western University of Azerbaijan

    US Policy towards Azerbaijan in the Context of a Changing Regional-Global Situation
  • Research Scholar, Baltic-American Freedom Foundation

    Entrepreneurial intention and perception of entrepreneurial environment of Russian-speakers minority in Estonia
  • Visiting Scholar, Davis Center

    “The Status of Khwarazm in the Vicissitudes of the Khwarazmian Dynasty (ca.469-628/1077-1231)”
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Muenster

    "Spillover effects of macroeconomic policies, trade and exchange rate in Western European countries and Russia on CEE countries"
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    Associate Professor, Far Eastern Federal University

    “Deportation of the Soviet Koreans in the 1930s: A Problem of Understanding”
  • Isik Kuscu Bonnenfant

    Associate Professor, Middle East Technical University

    "Constructing Reality in Central Asia: Competing Ideologies and Values"
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

    "Popular Dictators: Crises and the Attitudinal Roots of Electoral Authoritarianism."
  • Strategy and Policy Fellow, Smith Richardson Foundation

    "When Big Business Goes Global, but Plays Local. Capital Mobility, Business and Politics in Eurasia"
  • Ph.D. Candidate, University of Bern

    Does God Really Matter? National Identity and the Politics of Orthodox Churches in Serbia and Georgia
  • Associate Professor, Fordham University

    Political Consequences of Remittances in Eurasia
  • Lecturer in Politics, University of Manchester

    "Political Preferences, Participation And Identities During The Ukrainian Crisis 2013-2015"
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

    Kholivar: New Projects of Belonging on the Russian Periphery
  • U.S. Foreign Service Officer 1963-1998, former U.S. Ambassador to Poland and Pakistan

  • Assistant Professor, National Research University - Higher School of Economics

    “How Many Former Regime Officials is Too Many to Purge? Lustration and International Hierarchy Across the Post-Soviet Space”