Mark Pomar (Russian Institute 76; Ph.D. Slavic Languages '78) is interviewed by Ivan Tolstoy about his experiences as an exchange fellow in the Soviet Union in the early 1980s. Pomar, former president of IREX and member of the Harriman National Advisory Council, has written a piece about academic exchanges with Russia for the Fall 2021 issue of Harriman Magazine. In Russian.
Sophie Pinkham (MARS-REERS '12; Ph.D. Slavic Dept. '19) reviews Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, Compromise in Putin's Russia by Joshua Yaffa (SIPA '08) for the New York Review of Books (Aug. 20, 2020).
Alumnae Ani Kokobobo (Ph.D. '11, Slavic Languages) and Colleen Lucey (B.A. '06, Barnard Russian Studies) co-authored "If You Thought US-Russian Relations Were Bad Now, Wait Another 10 Years," a blog post for the Kennan Institute's Russia File (July 23, 2020).
Ivana Dizdar published her paper "He Loves Me Not: Marriage and Migration in the Work of Tanja Ostojić" in Thresholds 48 (2020). The paper grew out of her masters thesis research, which was supported by a PepsiCo Fellowship from the Harriman Institute.
Harriman Alumna Ani Kokobobo (Associate Professor of Slavic Languages, University of Kansas) writes for the Monkey Cage about "How Alabama's new abortion law echoes Communist Albania's extreme abortion ban."