- To serve as the unappointed ombudsman of Western press coverage of Russia
- To provide informed analysis on contemporary events, relations, economics, and literature in Russia
- Facilitate discussions and debates about the aforementioned
- Promote interesting academic research on contemporary Russia
A new, but never-the-less resolute New Yorker who splits her time working at a non-profit Russian arts foundation and pining after grad programs in Slavic Studies. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and Russian studies from Stetson University. Her special interests include elections, party development, and press freedom. She once published a paper on Protest Voting in the Vestnik: Journal of Russian and Asian Studies which can be found here.