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CREEES MA alumni have continued on to successful careers in government, journalism, NGO and relief organizations, and business, as well as doctoral studies and professional degrees.


  • US State Department - Foreign Service
  • US Department of Defense
  • NASA - Office of International and Interagency Relations
  • Bavarian State Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Family and Integration
  • European Commission


  • The New York Times - Moscow Bureau
  • Interfax - Moscow
  • BBC Newsnight
  • Voice of America


  • Chemonics International Inc. - Europe & Eurasia Region
  • Democracy International
  • Eurasia Group
  • Nuclear Threat Initiative
  • Open Society Foundation


  • Google
  • Digital Insight, an NCR company
  • Juntos (start-up)
  • Kern Innovation & Technology (KIT) Community (social entrepreneurship start-up)

Doctoral Programs

  • UT Austin (History)
  • University of Michigan (History)
  • UC Berkeley (Slavic)
  • Stanford University (Slavic)


  • Alfa Fellowship
  • Hebert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow