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Dr. Angela Stent

Angela Stent is Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies in the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She is also a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the Brookings Institution.

In the fall of 2008, she was a Fulbright scholar at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations and a Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. From 2004-2006 she served as National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia at the National Intelligence Council.  From 1999 to 2001, she served in the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State. An expert on Russian and Soviet politics and foreign policy, and on German foreign policy, she has published widely on: Soviet relations with Europe and the United States; Russian foreign policy; West and East German foreign policy; and East-West trade and technology transfer.

Her publications include: Russia and Germany Reborn: Unification, The Soviet Collapse and The New Europe (Princeton University Pres, 1999); From Embargo to Ostpolitik: The Political Economy of West German-Soviet Relations, 1955-1980  (Cambridge University Press, 1981); “Restoration and Revolution in Putin’s Foreign Policy,” (Europe-Asia Studies, August 2008)  “Reluctant Europeans: Three Centuries of Russian Ambivalence Toward the West,” in ed. Robert Legvold, Russian Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century in the Shadow of the Past (2207); and “Russland,” in ed. Siegmar Schmidt Handbuch der deutschen Aussenpolitik(2006).

She has been a consultant to the U.S. Congress’ Office of Technology Assessment, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has served on their Committee on Studies. She has participated in various task forces of the Council on Foreign Relations, including those on U.S.-Russian Relations, Transatlantic Relations and on NATO Enlargement. She is a member of the Academic Faculty of the World Economic Forum’s Davos meetings.  She is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Cold War Studies, World Policy Journal and Internationale Politik. She is on the International Advisory Board of Russia Profile. She is a member of the Advisory Boards of Women in International Security and of Supporters of Civil Society in Russia.

Dr. Stent received her B.A. from Cambridge University, her MSc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her M.A. and PhD. from Harvard University.