Timothy M. Frye, Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, Chair of Columbia's Department of Political Science, dismisses the commonly held perception that the number of Russian experts is dwindling, pointing to the increasing number of articles about Russia published in top political science journals. Read his article in the National Interest.
Faculty in the Media
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College; Director, Harriman Institute Program on U.S.-Russia Relations, discusses, with dw.com, the online platform for the German newspaper Deutsche Welle, the implications of Facebook's recent disclosure of a possible Russia-linked political advertising campaign.
Ricardo Soares de Oliveira reviews Dictators without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia by Alexander Cooley and John Heathershaw in the 4 August issue of TLS.
Tanya Domi (Adjunct, SIPA) is quoted extensively in an article published in Balkan Insight (3 August 2017), titled "Yazidi Massacre Survivors Learn Lessons from Srebrenica."
Dmitry Dubrovsky, Associate Research Scholar, Harriman Institute; Fellow, Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund, appeared on RTVI to discuss the 23-year-old Russian blogger, Ruslan Sokolovsky, who may face 3.5 years in prison for playing Pokémon Go in church. Watch the interview in Russian.
Valentina Izmirlieva, Professor of Slavic Languages and Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages, is the recipient of the Columbia Distinguished Faculty Award (2016-17).
Kimberly Marten (Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, and Director of the Harriman Institute's Program on U.S.-Russia Relations) discusses Russia's role in the U.S. election on NPR's 1A and in a policy roundtable on the International Security Studies Forum website. She also penned an op-ed for Fortune Magazine about protecting average Americans from Russian hacks.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has just released the report "America's Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century," in which Columbia's Russian heritage language courses, designed and taught by Dr. Alla Smyslova, receive special mention.
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, discussed on Bloomberg Radio's "Surveillance" the new report she authored for Council on Foreign Relations.