Speaker: Suzanne Loftus, Ph.D.
Title TBA: The focus will be on aspects of Russia and Ukraine
Bio: Dr. Suzanne Loftus is a Global Fellow the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute and Adjunct Associate Professor for the Walsh School of Foreign Affairs at Georgetown University. She was Professor of Strategic Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.
She received her Ph.D. in International Studies from the University of Miami and specializes in Russian foreign and domestic policy, Russian nationalism and national identify, post-Soviet studies, and great power competition. She is the author of various books, journal articles, book chapters, reports, and op-eds. Her latest book, Russia, China and the West in the Post-Cold Wat Era: The Limits of Liberal Universalism, analyzes great power relations over the past three decades and assesses the factors that have led to today's confrontational geopolitical environment using constructivist identify theory and structural realism as frameworks.