Dr. Suzanne Loftus obtained her doctorate in International Studies from the University of Miami where she also taught a number of classes in International Relations and Foreign Policy. She specializes in Russian foreign and domestic politics and transatlantic security. Prior to turning to academia, Suzanne worked at the United Nations and in the private sector in Geneva, Switzerland where she also obtained her Master’s degree in Business Management. Suzanne is currently a Professor of National Security at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, and the Deputy Chair of the Strategic Initiatives Department. Along with her native English, she speaks French, Spanish, and Russian.