Lilia Shevtsova is an Associate Fellow at the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Chatham House, member of the Boards of Free Russia Foundation(U.S.), Finnish Centre for Excellence in Russian Studies, Andrei Sakharov Center on Democratic Development (Lithuania), Liberal Mission Foundation (Moscow); member of the Editorial Boards of the journals “American Interest,” “Journal of Democracy” and “New Eastern Europe“; Honorary Doctor of the St.Gallen University (Switzerland). She was awarded the Estonian state order – Cross Pro Terra Mariana for participation in the democracy promotion.
Shevtsova was Senior Associate of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, founding chair of the Davos World Economic Forum Council on Russia’s Future, and Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy. She served as Chair of the Program on Eurasia and Eastern Europe, SSRC (Washington) and member of the Social Council for Central and Eastern European Studies.
Shevtsova is author of Yeltsin’s Russia: Myths and Reality; Putin’s Russia; Russia –Lost in Transition: The Yeltsin and Putin Legacies; Lonely Power; We: Life in Time of No Time( In Russian);Change and Decay. Russia’s Dilemma and the West’s Response( with Andrew Wood).