Profiles in "East European Studies" Expertise Area

  • Sadowski-Smith works in border and migration studies. She has published "The New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States," "Border Fictions," and "Globalization on the Line."
  • Olenina specializes in Russian literature and visual culture, as well as media theory with an emphasis on performance and embodied spectatorship.
  • Thomson's research focuses on the political economy of development, authoritarianism and transitions to democracy.
  • Meyerrose's research focuses on democratic institutions, democratic backsliding, and international organizations.