Keith Gessen and Joshua Yaffa Take Part in Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Keith Gessen (George T. Delacorte Assistant Professor of Magazine Journalism) and Joshua Yaffa (SIPA '08; Moscow correspondent for the New Yorker) both took part in the 2020 Monterey Symposium on Russia. Gessen, joined by George Breslauer (Berkeley Political Science), addressed the topic of "US-Russian Relations: Policy Formation and Expertise"; Yaffa, author of Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin's Russia (2020), shared his experience with Michael Kimmage (History, Catholic University) of writing about Russia. Both talks are available on the Monterey Symposium's YouTube channel.