Melinda Haring


Fellow - Eurasia Program

Research Areas:

Democracy (in Azerbaija, Georgia, and Russia), the Cold War

Melinda Haring is a Fellow at FPRI’s Eurasia Program. A longtime observer of political developments in the Eurasia region, Melinda has worked for Eurasia Foundation, Freedom House, and the National Democratic Institute, where she managed democracy assistance programs in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia. She has served as an international election observer in Kazakhstan and Ukraine.  A graduate of Georgetown University’s Democracy and Governance Program, she holds an M.A. in Government with a certificate in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies. She is a regular contributor to Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab and is currently writing a book on the Cold War.