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Siena College
Political leadership, foreign policy, migration, human trafficking, female executives, political economy
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Eastern European politics, political leadership studies, political psychology, comparative foreign policy, migration studies, human trafficking, and global justice
Recent Publications

“Lithuania’s Foreign Policy Under Grybauskaite: Change or Continuity?” Journal of Contemporary European Studies, February 2016, vol. 24, issue 2, pp. 1-24 (with Milda Paulionyte).

“A Society of Departure in Post-Communist Europe: Socio-political Reasons Behind Mass Lithuanian Emigration,” East European Politics, October 2015, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 407-428.

“Post-Communist Leadership: A Case Study of Lithuania’s ‘White House’ (1993-2014),” Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, Spring 2015, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 151-180.

“Politics of Human Trafficking in Lithuania: Governments’ Political Games and NGOs,” Research Brief, September 23, 2014. Available at


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Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus

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