AGS Director Peter Feaver will interview former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul in Sanford 04 at 5:30pm.
Michael McFaul is the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is also an Associate Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a non-resident Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Before joining the Stanford faculty in 1995, he worked for two years as a Senior Associate for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in residence at the Moscow Carnegie Center.
Dr. McFaul is also a Research Associate at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and a senior advisor to the National Democratic Institute. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Eurasia Foundation, Firebird Fund, International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy, Institute of Social and Political Studies, Center for Civil Society International, and Institute for Corporate Governance and Law, the steering committee for the Europe and Eurasia division of Human Rights Watch, and the editorial boards of Current History, Journal of Democracy, Demokratizatsiya, and Perspectives on European Politics and Society. He has served as a consultant for numerous companies and government agencies.
Dr. McFaul's current research interests include U.S.-Russian relations in the 1990s, Russian electoral trends, postcommunist regime change, and American foreign policy.