Published: Jan. 13, 2017

Moscow, RussiaCybersecurity: Joe McManus is an expert in network security, network forensics and Internet-of-Things security. He can discuss issues related to hacking, forensics and the current threat landscape. He is a scholar in residence and professor in the Interdisciplinary Telecom Program. McManus can be reached at joe.mcmanus@colorado.edu.

Life in Russia under Putin: Sarah Wilson Sokhey has studied economic and social reform in Russia and the post-communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe for more than a decade. She is affiliated with the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and is a member of PONARS Eurasia, a network of over 100 academics specializing in Russia and Eurasia. Her research focuses on social policy, including pension reform, health care policies and state-sponsored higher education. Wilson is an assistant professor in the political science department. Sokhey can be reached at sarah.sokhey@colorado.edu.

Russian foreign relations: John O’Loughlin’s research on Russia has centered on Russia’s geopolitics and foreign policy toward Ukraine, internal conflicts within Russia (especially the North Caucasus), the creation and survival of Russian-supported separatist regions in the former Soviet Union and the conflict in Ukraine. A professor of distinction in geography and a faculty associate in the Institute of Behavioral Science, he has conducted field work throughout the former Soviet Union for 25 years. O’Loughlin can be reached at johno@colorado.edu.

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