News Archive

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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").
Monday, August 6, 2018
Yuri Shevchuk, Lecturer in the Department of Slavic Languages, apepared on the English broadcast division of Hromadske Radio (Ukraine’s Public Radio) to discuss contemporary Ukrainian filmmaking. You can read the transcript and listen to the show here.
Monday, July 23, 2018
Family and friends of the late James Stephenson have established the James Mead Stephenson Memorial Fellowship to provide financial support to an outstanding SIPA student each year. The fellowship will be awarded to a returned Peace Corps volunteer who exemplifies Stephenson’s commitment to international development and humanitarian aid.
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Kimbely Marten (Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science) was interviewed by Hari Sreenivasan on PBS Newshour Weekend (21 July 2018) about what the Russians think of the Trump-Putin Summit.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Half of the six articles in the current issue of Pushkin Review (18-19) were penned by Columbia Slavic Ph.D.s, all of whom are former Harriman Junior Fellows.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Tanya Domi (SIPA) was interviewed on WNYC Today for a broadcast devoted to Montenegro and Other Trump-Putin Summit Fallout.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Kimberly Marten has been in demand for her views on the Putin-Trump Summit. She appeared on BBC World Service TV post-summit, and is quoted about the summit, decrying the lack of substance—as well as Trump’s denial of traditional US foreign policy values—on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Yana Gorokhovskaia, postdoctoral fellow in Russian politics at the Harriman Institute, discusses the Helsinki summit in the Huffington Post. "This summit ― their first bilateral meeting ― is unlikely to produce a significant shift in U.S.-Russia relations, but it will be symbolically important for both leaders," she writes.
Monday, July 16, 2018
Elise Giuliano (Lecturer in Discipline, Political Science; MARS-REERS Program Director) appeared on CNBC Power Lunch, along with Leon Aron of the American Enterprise Institute, to discuss the Putin-Trump Summit. Link to video.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Kimberly Marten (Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Barnard College) has been in demand for her views on what should be the focus in the upcoming summit and the possible takeaway for both parties. Marten was interviewed by Amy Walter on WNYC's The Takeaway, and she co-authored, with Olga Oliker, "Brothers in Arms? Why Trump Should Push Putin to Revive Arms Control" for Foreign Affairs.