Yuriy Matsiyevsky

Dr. Tomasz Stępniewski is Associate Professor of Political Science and Eastern Studies at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. He studied politics and law at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University as well as at the Catholic University of Lublin and was a visiting fellow at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute and Carnegie Moscow Center. His publications include: The New Great Game in Central Asia (Catholic University of Lublin Press 2012); Geopolityka regionu Morza Czarnego w pozimnowojennym świecie (Instytut Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej 2011); and Ukraina w stosunkach międzynarodowych (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press 2007). Dr. George Soroka is Lecturer on Government and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. He studied anthropology and religion at Drew University, Madison, NJ, as well as post-communist affairs and political science at Harvard, where he is affiliated with the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, and the Ukrainian Research Institute. His articles have been published in, among other outlets, Foreign Affairs, New Eastern Europe, and the Arctic Yearbook.