Affiliated Staff & Scholars

Chris Miller · Director

Chris Miller is the Director of the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Eurasia Program. He is also Assistant Professor of International History at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Dr. Miller is the author of Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia and The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR. He received his PhD from Yale University and his BA from Harvard University. For more information, see www.christophermiller.net.

Maia Otarashvili · Deputy Director

Maia Otarashvili is a Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Eurasia Program. Maia also serves as the Deputy Director of Research at FPRI. She is co-editor of FPRI’s 2017 volume Does Democracy Matter? The United States and Global Democracy Support. Her research interests include geopolitics and security of the Black Sea-Caucasus region, Russian foreign policy, and the post-Soviet “frozen” conflicts of Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and Transnistria. Maia is a PhD candidate at the War Studies Department at King’s College, London. She holds an M.A. in Globalization, Development and Transition from the University of Westminster in London, with emphasis on post-authoritarian transitions.

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