Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University in Washington, DC.
Previous positions: Associate Professor at Yale-NUS College; Associate Professor, Faculty of Political Science at Yale University (for eleven years); Fellow of the Harvard Academy at Harvard University.
Research interests: nationalism, state-building, and the politics of Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia.
Selected publications: Resisting Occupation in Eurasia: Mass Schooling and the Formation of Durable National Loyalties (forthcoming from Cambridge University Press); Economic Liberalism and Its Rivals: The Formation of International Institutions Among the Post-Soviet States (2009). He has contributed articles on the crisis in Ukraine for Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, and Russia in Global Affairs.