Kimberly Marten is quoted in a piece by Canada's Global News about Russia’s Wagner semi-state security forces ("Expendables: How Shadowy Mercenaries Cash in on Russia's Wars").
Faculty in the Media
Tanya Domi (SIPA) was interviewed on WNYC Today for a broadcast devoted to Montenegro and Other Trump-Putin Summit Fallout.
Keith Gessen (George T. Delacorte Assistant Professor of Magazine Journalism) has just published his second novel, A Terrible Country (Viking, July 2018).
Kimberly Marten analyzes the range of actors Russia uses to advance its interests and the often-tenuous relationship they have with the Russian state in her essay "Semi-State Security Actors and Russian Agression," published on Lawfare.
Kimberly Marten (Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Barnard College) is quoted in the Kansas City Star (6 July 2018) regarding the U.S. Congressional visit to Moscow. According to Marten, it’s unlikely that anything U.S. officials say “about election interference will have any impact on Putin’s behavior. In September 2016 President Obama told Putin that the U.S. knew he was interfering, and told him to stop it — and a few weeks later the (Hillary Clinton campaign chair John) Podesta emails were released by Russia to Wikileaks.”
Kimberly Marten (Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College) appeared on CBS This Morning Saturday on a segment about the upcoming Putin-Trump Summit (June 30, 2018). In Marten's opinion, Putin probably has the upper hand, but this is countered by the fact that much of US policy toward Russia and NATO is not directed by Trump as an individual.
Kimberly Marten (Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College) was interviewed by Suomen Kuvalehti, Finland's biggest news weekly, about Putin's fourth term, his patron/client group, and his eventual succession.
Keith Gessen's "The Quiet Americans Behind the U.S.-Russia Imbroglio" is a featured essay in the New York Times Magazine (May 8, 2018).