Director of the Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus and Academic Advisor to the M.A. program in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies at Harvard University. Prior to coming to the Davis Center, Laura completed postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton and Georgetown universities. In addition to teaching and her work at the Davis Center, Laura serves on the board of the Turkmenistan Youth Civic and Values Foundation.
The U.S. State Department’s decision to end funding for Title VIII, which supports area studies related to Eastern Europe and the states of the former Soviet Union, will weaken America’s ability to think strategically about a critical part of the worldRead more