Angela E. Stent Curriculum Vitae

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Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies

Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

Georgetown University | Washington, DC 20057

Tel.: 202.687.6080 | Fax: 202.687.5829 | E-mail:

Present Positions

Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University

Professor, Department of Government and Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Senior Fellow (non-resident), The Brookings Institution

Government Service

National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia, National Intelligence Council (2004-06)

Member, Office of Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State (1999-2001)

Current Professional Activities

2012- Contributing Editor, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

2013. Editorial Board, Mirovaiia Ekonomika i Mezhdunarodnye Otnosheniie
2014- Board of Trustees, The Eurasia Foundation.

2008- Member, EUCOM Senior Advisory Group

Advises Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (previously Admiral James Stavrides, currently General Philip Breedlove)
2006- Intelligence Community Associate
2006- Co-Chair, The Hewett Forum on Post-Soviet Affairs, The Brookings Institution
2004- Member, Valdai Discussion Club

Brings international experts on Russia together with Russian political and economic leaders, including President Putin
2001- Board Member, Supporters of Civil Society in Russia
2001- Editorial Board, Internationale Politik
1999- Editorial Board, Journal of Cold War Studies


Harvard University

Ph.D., Department of Government, 1977

A.M. in Soviet Studies, 1972
London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc. with Distinction in International Relations, 1970

Cambridge University, Girton College

B.A. with Honors in Economics and History, 1969

Previous Academic Employment

2008- Visiting Professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations

1998- Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University
1985- Visiting Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1984-87 Director, Russian Area Studies Program, Georgetown University
1982 Visiting Scholar in Soviet Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies
1983-98 Associate Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University

    1. Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University

1976-1979 Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, College of the Holy Cross

Fellowships and Honors

2014 Douglas Dillon prize for the best book on the practice of American diplomacy

awarded by the American Academy of Diplomacy

2008 Fulbright Fellowship to teach at the Moscow State Institute of International

International Relations (MGIMO)
George H. W. Bush-Axel Springer Berlin Prize Fellow, The American Academy, Berlin
2005 Zenovia Sochor Memorial Lecture, Harvard Ukrainian Research Center
1994 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for Research and Writing, Program on Peace and International Cooperation
1993-94 National Council for Soviet and East European Research Fellowship
1985-89 Research Fellow, Russian Research Center, Harvard University
1987-88 National Council for Soviet and East European Research Fellowship
1986-87 German Marshall Fund Fellowship
1986 IREX/Academy of Sciences Fellowship for Research at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Moscow
1985-86 Mellon Fellowship, Russian Research Center, Harvard University
1980 Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Summer Fellowship for Research in the Federal Republic of Germany
1978 Chase Prize for Ph.D. Dissertation, Harvard University
1976-77 University Consortium for World Order Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
1974 British Council Studentship for thesis research at Moscow State University
1973-74 American Association of University Women International Fellow at Harvard
1968 Travel Fellowship for Research in the U.S.S.R., Girton College

Previous Professional activities

2015-2016 Fellow Transatlantic Academy, German Marshall Fund

of the United States
2011 Lecturer, Da Xia Forum, East China Normal University, Shanghai
2010-2011 Member, World Economic Forum’s Global Affairs Council on Europe and

Central Asia

2009-2012 Co-Chair, Carnegie Corporation Working Group on U.S-Russian Relations
2006-2012 Member, International Advisory Board, Russia Profile
2009-2010 Member, World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Russia
2008-2009 Co-Chair, Carnegie Corporation’s Working Group on U.S. Policy toward Russia.
2006-07 Co-Convener, U.S.-Russian “Second Track” Discussions

Brought together government and non-government officials to discuss bilateral relations in Moscow and Washington
2005-06 Participant, World Economic Forum Scenario Planning Exercise for Russia 2025

Developed and presented scenarios for Russia at January 2006 Davos World Economic Forum meeting

2003-09 Member, Selection Committee, Arthur Ross Book Award, Council on Foreign Relations

2001-03 Member, Aspen Strategy Group on U.S.-Russia Dialogue
Member, Carnegie Corporation Study Group “Integrating Russia into Europe”
2001-09 Editorial Board, World Policy Journal
2000-09 Advisory Board, Women in International Security
1999-2009 Advisory Board, Faberge Arts Foundation
1995-2007 Executive Board, U.S.-Russia Business Forum
1994 Member, Committee on Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
1994-99 Executive Board, Women in International Security
1994- Member, Council on Foreign Relations, Bertelsmann Group on the Future of Transatlantic Relations
1993 Consultant, Cambridge Energy Research Project, Russia 2010
1992-95 Member, Advisory Board, International Science Foundation
1986-92 Member, American Young Leaders Study Group on Germany, Aspen Institute, Berlin
1987 Participant, Study Group on Western Policy toward Eastern Europe, East-West Forum, New York
Member, Task Force on Soviet “New Thinking,” Institute for East-West Security Studies, New York
1985-94 Member, Steering Committee, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Washington
1985 Member, Council on Foreign Relations Study Group on Soviet-East European Relations
1984 Participant, Shell Oil Academic Exchange Program

Worked in the Group Planning department in London, developed scenarios for Russia
1983-84 Member, Steering Committee, Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Research Project “After Brezhnev”
1979-88 Contractor, U.S. Congress’s Office of Technology Assessment’s project, Technology and East-West Trade
1976-77 Contractor, U.S. Department of State, Harvard Project on Soviet-West European Interdependence

Related Professional Employment

1981-2001 Lecturer, U.S.I.A., Russia, Finland, France, West Germany, East Germany

1981- Lecturer, Foreign Service Institute, Department of State
1972-75 American Correspondent, Higher Education Supplement, London Times
1972-78 Freelance Contributor, Change Magazine

Specialized in questions related to women in higher education
1977 Group Leader, Citizen Exchange Corps

Led professional exchange program for American educators visiting the U.S.S.R.

Media Appearances

Television: BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, VOA, ZDF, ARD, Al Jazeera
Radio: BBC, NPR, Bloomberg, CBS, WDR, CBC, Australian Radio

Professional Memberships

Council on Foreign Relations
Cosmos Club
Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies
American Council on Germany
American Political Science Association
International Institute for Strategic Studies




Books and Monographs
The Limits of Partnership: US-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century (Princeton University Press 2014) Revised and updated paperback edition 2015.
Repairing U.S.-Russian Relations: A Long Road Ahead. Coauthored. Washington, DC: INSS/CERES, 2009.
Rivalen des Jahrhunderts: Russland und Deutschland im neuen Europa. Ullstein: Propylaen, 2000.
Russia and Germany Reborn: Unification, The Soviet Collapse and The New Europe. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999.
Economic Relations with the Soviet Union: American and West German Perspectives. Editor and Coauthor. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1985.
Areas of Challenge for Soviet Foreign Policy in the 1980's. Coauthor. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984.
From Embargo to Ostpolitik: The Political Economy of West German-Soviet Relations, 1955-80. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981.
Wandel durch Handel? Die Politisch-Wirtschaftlichen Beziehungen Zwischen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und der Sowjetunion. Cologne: Verlag Wissenschaft und Politik, 1983.
Technology Transfer to the Soviet Union: A Challenge for the Cohesiveness of the Western Alliance. Arbeitspapiere zur Internationalen Politik, No. 24. Europa-Union Verlag, 1983.
Soviet Energy and Western Europe. The Washington Papers, No. 90 (New York: Praeger, 1982).
East-West Technology Transfer: European Perspectives. The Washington Papers, No. 75. Beverly Hills and London: Sage Publications, 1980.

Chapters in Books
“Putin’s World” in ed. Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price, The Crisis with Russia (Washington DC: Aspen institute 2015)
“Die russisch-deutsche Beziehungen zwischen 1992 und 2008” in ed. Heiko Pleines/Hans-Henning Schroeder, Laenderbericht Russland (Bonn: Bundeszentrale fuer Politische Bildung, 2010)
“U.S.-Russian Relations: The Energy Dimension,” in ed. Dick Clark, U .S.-Russia Relations: Policy Challenges for the Congress (Washington, DC: Aspen Institute, 2010.)

“Germany-Russia Relations 1992-2009,” in eds. Kjell Engelbrekt and Bertil Nygren Russia and Europe: Building bridges, digging trenches (London and New York: Routledge, 2010)

“An Energy Superpower? Russia and Europe,” in ed. Kurt M. Campbell and Jonathon Price, The Global Politics of Energy (Washington, DC: The Aspen Institute, 2008)
“The Lands in Between: The New Eastern Europe in the Twenty-First Century,” in The New Eastern Europe: Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, eds. Daniel Hamilton and Gerhard Mangott. Center for Transatlantic relations/Austrian Institute of International Affairs, 2007.
“Reluctant Europeans: Three Centuries of Russian Ambivalence towards the West,” in Russian Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century and the Shadow of the Past, ed. Robert Legvold, Columbia University Press, 2007.
“Russland,” in Handbuch zur deutschen Aussenpolitik ed. Siegmar Schmidt, Gunther Hellman, Reinhard Wolf, (Wiesbaden: VS Verlag fuer Sozialwissenschaften, 2006)
“America and Russia: Paradoxes of Partnership,” in Russia’s Engagement with the West, eds. Alexander Motyl, Blair Ruble and Lilia Shevtsova. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2005.
“Germany and the Post-Soviet States” in The International Dimension of Post-Communist Transitions in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, ed. Karen Dawisha. London: M.E. Sharpe, 1997.
“The Overburdened Partner: Germany and the Successor States,” in The Successor States to the USSR, ed. John W. Blaney. Washington DC: Congressional Quarterly, Inc, 1995.
“Between Moscow and Bonn: East-Central Europe in Transition,” in East-Central European Economies in Transition, Congress of the United States, Joint Economic Committee. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1994.
“The Return of a Great Power,” (co-authored) in Russia 2010, eds. Daniel Yergin and Thane Gustafson. New York: Vintage Books, 1993, 1995.
“From Rapallo to Reunification,” in The Soviet Empire Reconsidered, eds. Sanford Lieberman, David Powell, Sarah Terry, and Carol Saivetz. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994.
“Germany 1994” in The World From Washington, ed. Yoshiki Hidaka. Tokyo: 1994.
“Germany 1993” in The World From Washington, ed. Yoshiki Hidaka, Tokyo: 1993.
“Gorbachev and Europe: An Accelerated Learning Curve,” in Five Years that Shook the World, ed. Harley Balzer. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1991.
“Technology Transfer to Eastern Europe: Paradoxes, Policies, Prospects,” in Central and Eastern Europe and the West, ed. William E. Griffith. Boulder, Co: Westview Press, 1989.
“Economic Containment,” in Containment: Concept and Policy, eds. Terry Deibel and John Lewis Gaddis. Washington, DC: NDU Press, 1986.
“The Federal Republic and East-West Economic Relations,” in Economic Warfare or Detente? eds. Reinhard Rode and Hanns-Dieter Jacobsen. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1985.
“East-West Technology Transfer and the Western Alliance,” in Trade, Technology and Soviet-American Relations, ed. Bruce Parrott. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1985.
“East-West Economic Relations: An East-West or a West-West Problem?: in Europe and the Superpowers, eds. Steven Bethlen and Ivan Volyges. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1985.
“Economic Strategy” in Soviet Strategy toward Western Europe, eds. Edwina Moreton and Gerald Segal. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1984.
“Soviet Policy toward the German Democratic Republic,” in Soviet Policy in Eastern Europe, ed. Sarah Terry. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, A Council on Foreign Relations Book, 1984.
“Intra-German Relations: The View from Bonn,” in The Federal Republic of Germany in the 1980s, ed. Robert Gerald Livingston. New York: German Information Center, 1983.
“Soviet-West German Relations: Finlandization or Normalization?” in Soviet Foreign Policy towards Western Europe, ed. George Ginsburgs and Alvin Z. Rubinstein. New York: Praeger, 1978.
“Soviet Aid to Guinea and Nigeria: From Politics to Profit,” in Chinese and Soviet Aid to Africa, ed. Warren Weinstein. New York: Praeger, 1975.

Articles in Scholarly Journals
“U.S.-Russian Relations in the Second Obama Administration”, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, Vol. 54, no. 6 December-January 2012-2013
“Russia and The West,” (co-authored), Survival Vol. 51, no. 2, April-May 2009
“Restoration and Revolution in Putin’s Foreign Policy,” Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 50, No. 6, August, 2008.
“Selektive Partnerschaft,” Internationale Politik, No. 6, June 2007, pp. 94-100.
“Berlin’s Russia Challenge,” The National Interest, No. 88, March/April 2007, pp.46-51.
“America and Russia: How Close an Embrace?” World Policy Journal, Vol. XX, No. 4, Winter 2003-2004.
“Amerika i Rosiia: Partnerstvo Posle Iraka?” Pro Et Contra, Spring, 2003.
“Putin Shifts the US-Europe-Russia Balance,” Internationale Politik, (Transatlantic Edition), 1/2003, Vol. 4 (also published as “Neuer Partner Russland,” [German edition], October 2002, and “Rossiia: Global’nyi Igrok na Mezhdunarodnoi Arene,” [Russian edition], October, 2002).
“America, Russia and Europe: A Realignment?” (coauthored) Survival, Vol. 44, No. 4, Winter 2002-03.
“Russia: Farewell to Empire?” World Policy Journal, Fall 2002.
“Ukraine and Germany: Toward a New Partnership?” Harvard Ukrainian Studies, December 1997.
“Russia’s Election: No Turning Back,” (coauthored with Lilia Shevtsova) Foreign Policy, Summer, 1996.
“Russia's Economic Revolution and the West,” Survival, Spring 1995.
“Ukraine's Fate,” World Policy Journal, Fall 1994.
“Women in the Post-Communist World: The Politics of Ethnicity and Identity,” World Policy Journal, Winter 1993-1994.
“The One Germany,” Foreign Policy, No. 81, Winter 1990-91.
“Soviet Foreign Policy Before and After the Gulf War,” Japan Review of International Affairs, Summer, 1991.
“The Soviet Union and Western Europe: Divided Continent or Common House?” The Harriman Institute Forum, Vol. 2, No. 9, September, 1989.
“Franco-Soviet Relations from de Gaulle to Mitterrand,” French Politics and Society, Winter, 1989.
“Gorbachev and Western Europe,” Europe, January, 1987.
“East Germany's Quest for Legitimacy,” Problems of Communism, March-April, 1986.
“The U.S.S.R. and Germany,” German Politics and Society, No. 9, 1986.
“Technology Transfer in East-West Trade: The Western Alliance Studies,” AEI Foreign Policy and Defense Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1985.
“Studien im Atlantischen Buendnis ueber die Ost-West Wirtschaftsbeziehungen: eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme,” Europa-Archiv, No. 21, 1984.
“East-West Trade and Technology Transfer,” The World Today, November 1984.
“Ost-West Wirtschaftsbeziehungen und die Sicherheit des Buendnisses: Laesst sich ein neuer Konsens finden?" in Deutsche Studien, September 1983.
“NATO's Troubles with East-West Trade” (coauthored) International Security, Vol. 8, No. 1, Summer 1983.
“European Premises for East-West Trade,” in The Premises of East-West Commercial Relations: A Workshop, Sponsored by the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate and Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress (Washington, D.C., December 1982).
“Accommodation: The U.S.S.R. and Western Europe,” The Washington Quarterly, Vol.5, No.4, Autumn 1982.
“The USSR and Germany,” Problems of Communism, September-October, 1981.
“Technologie in den Osten? Zur Konzeption und Praxis des CoCom,” Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 30 May 1981.
“West Germany's Suedpolitik: Social Democrats and Eurocommunism,” Orbis, Vol. 23, No. 1, Spring 1979.
“The Soviet Union and the Nigerian Civil War,” Issue: A Quarterly Journal of Africanist Opinion, Vol. 11, No. 2, Summer 1973.

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