News Archive

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Alexander Cooley participates in a panel discussion at the annual Primakov Readings International Forum. The panel, "US-Russia Relations. Any Сhances for De-escalation?" is chaired by Sergey Ryabkov, the Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Natasha Udensiva discussed growing oil prices, and who in the world will profit from them, with Radio Liberty. Interview in Russian.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Tanya Domi (International Affairs) was interviewed by Voice of America regarding the Mladić convictions being upheld. "I'm gratified to see that the Mladić convictions were upheld. It should never have been in doubt."
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Dennis Tenen (English and Comparative Literature), with co-authors Rishi Goyal and Arden Hegele, published an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times on their Columbia World Project, "Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence," in which they describe how those who resist the COVID-19 vaccine make their case by borrowing emotional language made familiar by other political movements. 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
In the latest episode of Expert Opinions - Russia, Eurasia, our podcast with Eurasianet, Masha Udensiva-Brenner interviews anti-corruption investigator Thomas Mayne about kleptocracy and what it means for democracies all over the world.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Alexander Cooley discussed transnational repression with the New York Times. “There are just not a lot of safe spaces anymore,” he said. "It's becoming much more routine." Read the article.
Monday, June 7, 2021
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.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Tanya Domi coauthored an opinion piece in Foreign Policy arguing that EU and U.S. neglet has allowed Russia to stoke ethnic divisions in Bosnia.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Alexander Cooley's book, Exit from Hegemony: the Unravelling of the American Global Order, coauthored with Daniel Nexon, was included on the New York Times Interpreter Newsletter "What We're Reading" list.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Rebecca Kobrin was a featured speaker at the Museum of Jewish Heritage as part of the institution's public school teacher training. Kobrin participated in a webinar entitled "What did American Jewish New Yorkers Know? Reporting on the Nazi Menace on 1930s and 1940s America."