Yuri Shevchuk (Lecturer in Ukrainian and founding member of the Ukrainian Film Club at Columbia University) has been elected to membership of the Ukrainian Film Academy.
Faculty in the Media
Stephen Sander-Faes (István Deák Visiting Professor) is the author of “To avoid the costs of litigation, the parties compromise…”: Crime, Extrajudicial Settlement, and Punishment in Venetian Dalmatia, c. 1550’, in Venezia e il suo Stato da mar: Atti del convegno internazionale, Venezia, 9-11 marzo 2017/Venice and its Stato da mar: Proceedings of the International Congress, Venice, 9-11 March 2017, ed. Bruno Crevato-Selvaggio (Rome: Società Dalmata di Storia Patria, 2018).
Richard Wortman, James Bryce Professor Emeritus of European Legal History, is interviewed for a podcast on Sean's Russia Blog, entitled "The Russian Monarchy's Scenarios of Power."
Kimberly Marten (Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Barnard) was interviewed by Gabrielle Levy for US News and World Report about "Lessons on the 10th Anniversary of Russia's Invasion of Georgia."
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").
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.”