Daniel Petrick (PepsiCo Junior Fellow, 2019-20) published his "Letter from the Sharr Mountains" in The Calvert Journal. Petrick writes that Kosovar shepherds are fiercely proud of keeping the ancient traditions alive, despite the fact that many were pushed into the trade by the hard realities of postwar economics.
Grady Vaughan (MARS-REERS '21) writes in the Diplomat that although Turkmen at home and abroad rarely protest, the botched responses to natural disasters and the pandemic have led to a surge of activism.
Mariya Chukhnova (MARS-REERS '20) contributed a short piece to Eurasianet on the increase of labor migration in the EU as a response to the Ukrainian government's inability to rein in corruption, the eased restritctions in the EU, and the war with Russia and annexation of Crimea, which turned workers westward.
Dante Matero (MARS-REERS '20) co-authored an article for New York Women's Bar Association on RUSA LGBT, which helps LBGTQ Russian-speaking immigrants seeking asylum on the grounds of sexual minority discrimination.