Alumni Profiles

Through dissertation workshops, a wide variety of fellowships, and support for innovative teaching, the Social Science Research Council has played a unique and significant role in the career development of hundreds of scholars and graduate students focusing on Eurasian studies. The accomplishments of our alumni highlight the critical role of the Council in building the intellectual infrastructure for informed and active engagement with the Eurasian region.

Michael Dennis, SSRC Award: 2010 Dissertation Fellow
Current Position: Intelligence Specialist, Branch of Irregular Warfare, National Ground Intelligence Center (INSCOM)
Adrienne Edgar, SSRC Award: 1998 Dissertation Fellow
Current Position: Associate Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
Timothy Frye, SSRC Awards: 1994 Dissertation Fellow, 1998 Post-Doctoral Fellow
Current Positions: Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
Director, Harriman Institute, Columbia University
Director, Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, Higher School of Economics. Moscow, Russia.
Jordan Gans-Morse, SSRC Award: 2010 Dissertation Fellow
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University
Bruce Grant, SSRC Awards: Workshop Participant, former SSRC Eurasia Selection and Advisory Committee Chair
Current Position: Professor of Anthropology, New York University
Anna Krylova, SSRC Award: 1998 Dissertation Fellow
Current Positions: Associate Professor, Modern Russian History, Duke University

Previous Alumni Profiles

All alumni are strongly encouraged to notify the Council of their activities and achievements (Eurasia@ssrc.org).