Angela Stent, Director
Angela Stent is Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies and Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She is the author of The Limits of Partnership: US-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century, for which she won the American Academy of Diplomacy's Douglas Dillon prize for the best book on the Practice of America Diplomacy. She is also a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the Brookings Institution and co-chairs its Hewett Forum on Post-Soviet Affairs. From 2004-2006 she served as National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia at the National Intelligence Council. From 1999 to 2001, she served in the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State. 

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Benjamin Loring, Associate Director
Benjamin Loring has served as CERES Associate Director since August 2012. Prior to returning to CERES, he researched Soviet economic development and taught world history at Fitchburg State University and Lesley University. In 2008-2009, he held the CERES postdoctoral fellowship in Central Asian Affairs at CERES. In 2008, he completed his PhD in Comparative History at Brandeis University under the supervision of Gregory Freeze with a dissertation titled “Building Socialism in Kyrgyzstan: Nation-making, Rural Development and Social Change, 1921-1932.” Dr. Loring has studied or worked in Kyrgyzstan, Russia, France, Azerbaijan, and Gambia. He received his MBA from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business (2016) and his BA in French Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Boston (2002). 


Sarah Radomsky, Center Administrator
Sarah Radomsky has served as the Center Administrator at CERES since August 2016. She graduated from the MAERES program in May 2016 and earned a certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies. While completing her MA, Sarah was an Outreach Fellow at CERES. She also worked as a research assistant at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and at World Faiths Development Dialogue. Sarah received her BA in Russian and a certificate in Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies from Georgetown University in 2014. During her undergraduate career, she interned with the Moscow office of the International Organization for Migration, the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, and the Open World Leadership Center at the Library of Congress. Sarah has lived and studied in Slovakia, Tajikistan and Russia.