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Columbia University
Energy Politics, Russia, Gas, Gazprom, Ukraine, Oligarchs, Corruption, Trade, Oil, Foreign Policy
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About Me

International Relations with a focus on energy politics and Russian and European politics. Her dissertation, entitled “Poisoned by Gas: Domestic Networks and International Energy Policy,” explores and elucidates the relationship between foreign policy, domestic politics and the natural gas trade in the Eurasian sphere. Other research interests include European foreign policy and US-Russia relations.

Recent Publications

“Poisoned by Gas: Domestic Networks and Energy Security Strategy in Ukraine,” Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 69 No. 1, Fall/Winter 2015.

“Russia and The West are Both Being Played by Ukraine’s Political Elite.” With Rebecca R. Friedman. The Christian Science Monitor, March 7, 2014.

Media Coverage

Matlack, Carol. “Four Uncomfortable Truths About Ukraine,” Bloomberg View, March 20, 2014.

Country Focus
Russia, Germany, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Lithuania

Research Areas

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