Senior International Advisor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, DC; Member of the Council on Foreign Relations (United States).
Board Member, U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC); Member, Board of Directors and International Advisory Council, Moscow School of Civic Education (MSCE).
Previous positions: Senior Vice President for Policy Studies at the United Nations Association of the United States of America in New York City (until 1992); Special Assistant to President Bill Clinton and Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine and the Eurasian States at the National Security Council (1993); Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (INR) (1993–1997).
Research interests: Russian foreign and economic policy, U.S.-Russian relations, U.S. foreign policy, the role of international organizations in international politics.
Her most recent articles have focused on US and Russian foreign policy, on the development of U.S.-Russian relations, on Russia’s law on foreign investment in strategic sectors, on the role of state corporations in the Russian economy and on the growing interest in renewable and alternative energy in Russia.