News Archive

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Sophie Pinkham (Ph.D., Slavic Department, 2019) writes how recent collections of poetry by Russian women offer a glimpse of how perceptions of feminism are changing in post-communist Slavic countries.
Monday, April 12, 2021
Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order (Cornell University Press) by Harriman Director Alexander Cooley and his co-author Daniel Nexon (Georgetown University) is reviewed in the New York Review of Books (April 29, 2021).
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Amra Sabic-El-Rayess (Associate Professor of Practice, Teachers College) shares her experiences of surviving the Bosnian genocide with ABC Action News.
Monday, April 5, 2021
Timothy M. Frye published Weak Strongman: The Limits of Power in Putin's Russia (Princeton University Press, April 2021) a book that looks beyond Putin to analyze how Russia functions. Read an excerpt in Foreign Affairs
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Thomas Kent (Adjunct Associate Professor, International & Public Affairs) writes on the critical early hours for disinformation response (Center for European Policy Analsysis, March 31, 2021).
Friday, March 26, 2021
Timothy Frye (Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Political Science) was interviewed by Meduza's Maxim Trudolyubov about the current political scene in Russia, Putin's staying power, and Frye's new book, Weak Strongman: The Limits of Power in Putin's Russia, forthcoming on April 6, 2001, from Princeton University Press. 
Friday, March 26, 2021
In the latest episode of our podcast with Eurasianet, Masha Udensiva-Brenner interviews Matthew Murray about recently-imprisoned Russian opposition leader and political activist Alexei Navalny and his transparency efforts in Russia.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Alexander Cooley and Casey Michel (MARS-REERS '15) co-authored an article in Foreign Policy about U.S. lawyers who enable Eurasian and foreign kleptocracy.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
In April we're launching an academic speaker series exploring the impact of law on Russian politics. Organized by Postdoctoral Research Scholar Seonhee Kim, the series will address new scholarship on the topic and pose questions about lawmaking, the judiciary system, and law enforcement in Russia and other post-Communist states.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Ann Cooper (CBS Professor Emerita of Professional Practice in International Journalism) published a piece in NiemanReports on the clash between public and commercial media in Lithuania.