• D. in Central/East European History – Indiana University (USA)
  • Master of Arts in Russian Area Studies – Harvard University (USA)
  • Bachelor of Arts (honors) in Soviet/East European Studies – University of Washington, Seattle (USA)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Russian History, Modern European History, Nationalism and Ethnicity Studies, World/Global History, Comparative Foreign Policy, Nationality Policy & Ethnic Cleansing, Eurasian Nomadic Studies, Totalitarian Ideologies, Image of the “Other”, Comparative Legal Culture 

Subjects taught at UNYT:

  • B.A.: Diplomatic History, Foreign Policy Analysis (History of U.S. Foreign Policy), World History and Civilizations, Eastern Empires, U.S. History, History of Legal Institutions, Regional Studies: Balkans, Advanced Research and Writing, Composition I/II
  • M.A.: Transformation of the International System, North American History and Civilization, European History and Civilization, Foundations of Post-Graduate Study

Previous Teaching & Research Experiences:

  • University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland (1999-2000)
  • Free University, Berlin, Germany (1994-1996)