Andrew C. Kuchins

Senior Fellow

Andrew Kuchins is an internationally acclaimed expert on the international relations of Russia, Central Asia, and Eurasia. Most recently, he served as the President of the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. He was Director of the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (2007-2015) and at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (2000-2003, 2006), where he also directed their Carnegie Moscow Center (2003-2005). He has held research and teaching positions at the University of California Berkeley, Stanford University, Georgetown University, and currently is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Kuchins has authored, co-authored, and edited six books and published more than one hundred scholarly articles, book chapters, policy studies and reports as well as op-eds in leading newspapers including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and many others. He is a frequent public speaker and often called upon for expert analysis by leading media including CNN, Fox News, NPR, ABC, NBC, and many others. He has testified before Congress multiple times.

Kuchins received his MA and PhD degrees from Johns Hopkins SAIS, and his BA with high honors from Amherst College.

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