The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Angela Stent, Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University, in the Belfer Center Library (L369).

Angela Stent is the Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and Eastern European Studies and Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She is also a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the Brookings Institution and co-chairs its Hewett Forum on Post-Soviet Affairs. From 2004 to 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.

Dr. Stent’s academic work focuses on the triangular political and economic relationship between the United States, Russia and Europe.  Her publications include: Russia and Germany Reborn: Unification, The Soviet Collapse and The New Europe (1999); From Embargo to Ostpolitik: The Political Economy of West German-Soviet Relations, 1955-1980 (1981); Repairing US-Russian Relations: A Long Road Ahead (2009); Restoration and Revolution in Putin’s Foreign Policy (2008); An Energy Superpower? Russia and Europe (2008); and Reluctant Europeans: Three Centuries of Russian Ambivalence Toward the West (2007). Her latest book is The Limits of Partnership: US-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century (2014).

She is a member of the Senior Advisory Panel for NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a contributing editor to Survival. She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Cold War Studies, World Policy Journal, Internationale Politik and Mirovaia Ekonomika i  Mezhdunarodnie Otnosheniie. She has served on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for Russia and Central Asia. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Eurasia Foundation and of Supporters of Civil Society in Russia. Dr. Stent received her B.A. from Cambridge University, her MSc. with distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her M.A. and PhD. from Harvard University.

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