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Professor of Government and International Affairs, Virginia Tech

I am Political Geographer, the author of three books -- Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest for Ukraine and the Caucasus (Oxford 2017), Bosnia Remade: Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal (co-authored with Carl T. Dahlman) (Oxford, 2011) and Critical Geopolitics (Univ of Minnesota Press, 1996) -- and close to a hundred peer-reviewed articles on global political geography, de facto states, secessionism, US foreign policy, and geopolitics.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Government and International Affairs, Virginia Tech

Education

  • 1989 
    Syracuse University, Geography