Angela Stent is director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies and professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She is also a senior fellow (non-resident) at the Brookings Institution and co-chairs its Hewett Forum on Post-Soviet Affairs. From 2004-2006 Dr. Stent served as national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at the National Intelligence Council. From 1999 to 2001, she served in the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State.
Dr. Stent’s academic work focuses on the triangular political and economic relationship between the United States, Russia and Europe. Her publications include: Russia and Germany Reborn: Unification, The Soviet Collapse and The New Europe (Princeton University Press, 1999); From Embargo to Ostpolitik: The Political Economy of West German-Soviet Relations, 1955-1980 (Cambridge University Press, 1981); “Repairing US-Russian Relations: A Long Road Ahead (2009) Restoration and Revolution in Putin’s Foreign Policy” (2008), “An Energy Superpower? Russia and Europe (2008) and Reluctant Europeans: Three Centuries of Russian Ambivalence Toward the West” (2007). Her latest book, The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century (Princeton University Press, 2014), is about U.S.-Russia relations since the Soviet collapse and the challenges ahead. She won the American Academy of Diplomacy’s Douglas Dillon award for the best book on the practice of American Diplomacy.
Dr. Stent is a member of the senior advisory panel for NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Dr. Stent is a contributing editor to Survival and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Cold War Studies, World Policy Journal and Internationale Politik and Mirovaia Ekonomika I Mezhdunarodnie Otnosheniie. She also serves on the board of Supporters of Civil Society in Russia.
Dr. Stent received her B.A. from Cambridge University, an M.Sc. with distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University.