Academic Advisory Board

The Academic Advisory Board

According to the ZOiS Articles of Association, the Academic Advisory Board shall have at least five and at most twelve members. Now, it consists of nine renowned scholars. Its composition is internationally diverse. Prof. Dr. Timm Beichelt (Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder) is the chairman of the Academic Advisory Board.

Prof. Dr. Margarita M. Balmaceda
Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, USA and Research Associate, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University, USA

Prof. Dr. Timm Beichelt (Chairman)
Professor für Europa-Studien, Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder, Germany

Prof. Dr. Mark Beissinger
Henry W. Putnam Professor of Politics, Princeton University, USA

Prof. Dr. Katharina Bluhm
Osteuropa-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Ivan Krastev
Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia, Bulgaria, and Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lentz
Direktor des Leibniz-Instituts für Länderkunde und Professor für Regionale Geographie der Universität Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. Mikhail Minakov
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine; Editor-in-chief, Ideology and Politics Journal

Prof. Dr. Catherine Poujol
Institut français d'études sur l'Asie centrale (IFEAC), Bischkek, Kyrgyzstan

Prof. Dr. Silvia von Steinsdorff
Professorin für Vergleichende Demokratieforschung und die politischen Systeme Osteuropas, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany