Starr Forum: The Wider Implications of the War in Ukraine

Monday, April 04, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:15pm

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Jacqueline Bhabha
, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health, the Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School, and an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is a board member of the Inter-University Committee on International Migration at the MIT Center for International Studies.
Expertise: Health and Human Rights, Migration, Refugee Protection, Public Policy and Law

Joel Brenner, Senior Research Fellow, MIT Center for International Studies; former head of US counterintelligence under the Director of National Intelligence 
Expertise: Cyber-security; data protection; data privacy

Taylor Fravel, Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science at MIT; Director, MIT Security Studies Program
Expertise: Asian security, East Asian foreign policy, Chinese politics and military policy, international relations, conflict resolution

Roger Petersen, Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science at MIT
Expertise: Civil-military relations, comparative politics, ethnic conflict, identity politics, security studies

Jim Walsh, Senior Research Associate, MIT Security Studies Program
Expertise: Nuclear weapons and WMD proliferation (Iran, North Korea, Non-proliferation Treaty, terrorism), Iran (politics, nuclear program, US policy), Iraq, Persian Gulf



Carol Saivetz, Senior Advisor, MIT Security Studies Program
Expertise: Russia, former Soviet Union

Elizabeth Wood, Professor of History at MIT; Co-director of the MISTI MIT-Russia Program
Expertise: Cold War history, political economy of contemporary Russia, women’s rights, globalization


A session of the Focus on Russia Lecture Series.

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Security Studies Program (SSP), MISTI MIT-Russia


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