Angela Stent is Professor Emerita, Department of Government and Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and Senior Advisor and former Director of Georgetown’s Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies. She is also a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the Brookings Institution and co-chairs its Hewett Forum on Post-Soviet Affairs. During the academic year 2015-2016 she was a fellow at the Transatlantic Academy of the German Marshall Fund. From 2004-2006 she 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. Stent’s academic work focuses on the triangular political and economic relationship between the United Sates, Russia and Europe. Her publications include: Russia and Germany Reborn: Unification, The Soviet Collapse and The New Europe (Princeton University Pres, 1999); From Embargo to Ostpolitik: The Political Economy of West German-Soviet Relations, 1955-1980 (Cambridge University Press, 1981); Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and With the Rest (2019, revised and updated paperback 2020). For her book The Limits of Partnership: US-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century (Princeton University Press, 2014), she won the American Academy of Diplomacy’s Douglas Dillon prize for the best book on the practice of American Diplomacy. She has been 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. She is a contributing editor to Survival, is on the editorial boards of Post-Soviet Affairs, and has served as editorial board member of the Journal of Cold War Studies, World Policy Journal, Internationale Politik and Mirovaia Ekonomika i Mezhdunarodnie Otnosheniie. She has served on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for Russia and Central Asia. She is a Trustee of the Eurasia Foundation and of Supporters of Civil Society in Russia. Dr. Stent received her B.A. from Cambridge University, her MSc. with distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her M.A. and PhD. from Harvard University.