Visiting professor from Harvard Kennedy School

Mariana Budjeryn is an expert on nuclear proliferation and disarmament at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center

Mariana Budjeryn (r.) with PRIF Executive Board member Simone Wisotzki | Photo: PRIF

PRIF is delighted to welcome Mariana Budjeryn from Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center as a guest professor. Her fields of research include nuclear history, nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament, security studies, Soviet history and post-Soviet transition. Her current work focuses on the history of nuclear disarmament of Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan following the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Mariana’s stay in Frankfurt this July forms another addition to her impressive international academic career as she already studied and worked in Kyiv, Budapest, London, Prague and the US. She holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations from Central European University in Budapest.

Read Mariana Budjeryn’s latest post on the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog on the aftermath of Chernobyl titled “Chernobyl’s effects go far beyond what you’re seeing on HBO. It shook up geopolitics for years“.