Namig Abbasov in Political Science at the School of Politics and Global Studies; research interests in renewable energy, civil wars, ethnic conflicts, political violence, and the post-Communist area.
Ketevan Chachkhiani in Educational Policy and Evaluation at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College; research interests in K-12 education with a focus on teacher pre- and in-service education, education decentralization, education financing policies, and the regions of Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Yonca Cubuk Uzundag in Religious Studies at the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies; research interests in postcolonialism/decolonialism, non-governmental organizations, U.S. Evangelicalism, proselytization, and translation.
Cagla Demirduzen in Political Science at the School of Politics and Global Studies; research interests in elite decision making, role theory, non-Western political leadership and foreign policy, public opinion literature, international relations of the Middle-East and China, and Turkey with its surroundings.
Taylor Genovese in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology at the College of Global Futures; research interests in anthropology of outer space, Russian Cosmism, the Soviet space program, Marxism and technology, multimodal ethnography, critical secular studies, and contemporary engagements with immortality and the cosmos in Russia and the U.S.
Elen Harutyunyan in Social Justice and Human Rights at the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences; research interests in intergenerational trauma and identity; refugee, forced migration, and diaspora studies; as well as the role of digital technology in armed conflicts and humanitarian actions.
McKenna Kellar in Environmental Public Policy at the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions; research interests in cultural effects on eating habits, food security, food policy, and disaster management.
Tianyi Ni in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at the Department of English; research interests in Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning, and a border interest in Cybersecurity.
Garine Palandjian in Educational Policy and Evaluation at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College; research interests in how (re)thinking borders can help redefine education and identities in more inclusive ways, and the capacity and potential of education to contribute to more peaceful relationships among different ethnic groups in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey.
Scott Prada in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics in the English Department; research interests in Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension in Second Language Acquisition, learning and preservation of the Languages of Russia, and Ecolinguistics.
David Richardson in Design, Environment, and the Arts (Design) at the School of Design of the Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts; research interests in Frank Lloyd Wright, architectural history, theory, and criticism, as well as Russia with its surroundings.
Liudmila Sharaya in History at the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies; research interests in migration studies, Russian and Modern European history, history of empires, and memory studies.
Keti Tsotniashvili in Educational Policy and Evaluation at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College; research interests in higher education policy, administration, and quality assurance, as well as the Republic of Georgia and its surroundings.
Mariia Vitrukh in Educational Policy and Evaluation at the Mary Lou Fulton Teacher College; research interests in educational policy, as well as Ukraine and its surroundings.