Jakub Grygiel is Senior Fellow-in-Residence at the Center for European Policy Analysis and theGeorge H.W. Bush Associate Professor of International Relations at Johns Hopkins University. His areas of expertise include Eastern Europe; Russia and the former Soviet Union, as well as American foreign policy, international relations, and strategic and security Issues. He is an International Affairs columnist for Giornale del Popolo in Switzerland and Il Mondo in Italy, where he has written on the end of communism, the revival of Russian nationalism and other topics related to the history, economics and politics of Central and Eastern Europe. He was editor of the Journal of Public and International Affairs, and served as a consultant to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris and to the World Bank. He is author of Great Powers and Geopolitical Change (2006) and has published in Orbis as well as other journals.