Current Visitors

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

  • Editor-in-Chief & CEO, The New Times

    The Rise of the KGB State: Institutional Persistence; Bureaucratic Politics; The Role of Political Police in Transition
  • Professor of International Law and International Relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

    U.S. Policy, NATO-Russian Relations, and the Changing Security Environment in Europe, 2000-2014
  • Postdoctoral Fellow; Assistant Professor, Lafayette College

    Dostoevsky's Disciples: Religion and National Identity in Russian Culture, 1881-1913
  • PhD Candidate, Sapienza University of Rome

    Ismail Bey Gasprinskii's Tercuman-Perevodchik as an Example of the Tatar-Russian Intercultural Dialogue
  • PhD Candidate, Linnaeus University

    External and Internal Elite Images in Small State Security: The Case of Georgia, 1991-2020
  • PhD Candidate, Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)

    The Belt and Road Initiative of China and the Role of South Caucasus in the West Asia Economic Corridor
  • PhD Candidate, Research Institute for Political Science and European Questions, University of Cologne

    Energy Diplomacy in the Caspian Region
  • Postdoctoral Fellow; Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder

    The Cultural Politics of the Nation in the Soviet Union after Stalin, 1952-1991
  • Associate Professor, MGIMO University

    The Role of Non-Forcible Political Interference in Adversarial Threat Perceptions: Perspectives from Moscow and Washington
  • DPhil Candidate, University of Oxford

    The Ability to Mourn? Memory of Totalitarianism in the Work of Vasilii Grossman and Heinrich Boll
  • Entrepreneurship Lecturer, University of Tartu

    Startup Miracles from the East: Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Russia
  • Nargis Kassenova

    Senior Fellow, Program on Central Asia | Associate Professor, KIMEP University

    China's Belt and Road Initiative in Central Asia: Tracing Changes in Domestic, Regional and Global Economic Governance
  • Independent Scholar

    Post-Soviet Civil Society: Formal Regulations, Foreign Aid, and the Activist Spirit
  • Research Fellow, City University of London

    The Art of Disruption: Russian Interference and Social Media
  • Special Assistant to the Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in South Sudan, United Nations Mission in South Sudan

    Radicalization and Root Causes of Terrorism in Eurasia
  • Mortensen

    PhD Candidate, University of Bergen

    Vladimir Sorokin's Poetics of Intoxication
  • Founder, Ethics and Technology

    Elaboration of Measures to Prevent the Emergence of Digital Dictatorship in Russia
  • PhD Candidate, Aarhus University

    The Soviet Union, the League of Nations and Europe, 1917-1945
  • Assistant Professor, Free University of Berlin

    Political Regimes and Longue Duree Legacies in Post-Communist Countries
  • U.S. Foreign Service Officer (1963-1998); U.S. Ambassador to Poland (1990-1993) and Pakistan (1996-1998)

    Recollections of the American Half-Century