Ukraine, Russia Tensions and Crimea

Experts at the University of Pennsylvania can discuss current events pertaining to the Ukraine, tensions with Russia and Crimea.

Dr. Rudra Sil

Professor of Political Science.
Co-director, Huntsman Program in International Studies & Business.
School of Arts & Sciences.
University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Sil is the author or editor of six books, including World Order After Leninism and Managing ‘Modernity’: Work, Community and Authority in Late-Industrializing Japan and Russia. He has written articles on various aspects of post-communist politics and political economy.

Gwyneth K. Shaw | 215-898-6460 |

Dr. Julia Gray

Assistant Professor of Political Science.
School of Arts & Sciences.
University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Gray is the former managing editor of Transitions Online, a magazine that covers news in the post-communist countries of Europe and the former Soviet Union. She specializes in international relations with a focus on the political effects of international economic agreements.

Jill DiSanto | 215.898.2956 |