Inaugural holder of the Raymond and Miriam Ehrlich Eminent Scholar, Chair in Political Science at the University of Florida
Lieutenant General (Ret.), Doctor of Economics. Former Polish Military Representative to the NATO and EU Military Committees in Brussels
William P. Ames, Jr. ’41 Professor in Sociology and Anthropology at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia
Zbigniew M. Karaczun
Professor in the Department of Environmental Protection at Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Head of the Sustainable Development and Technology Studies in the Department of Environmental Protection.
Co-founder of the Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD), and co-founder of the Polish Energy Efficiency Foundation
Her main areas of focus include Russian-Western relations, Russian domestic and foreign policy, democratization, energy security, and organized crime and security in the Americas.
Institute for East-West Security Studies, New York City, research associate and deputy director of studies, 1984-89; Columbia University, New York City
Russian activist who was prominent in the Soviet dissident movement, writer, neurophysiologist and activist
Hélène Carrère d’Encausse
The permanent secretary of the Académie Française and a historian specializing in Russian history
Deputy Head of the Department for European Integration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia
American diplomat, former top U.S. diplomat in Europe, National Security Council director for Presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush, former U.S. Ambassador to Poland, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs
Armenian expert, scientist. He was a Member of the Armenian Parliament and an Advisor of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.
Russian Federation Ambassador to Poland
Former Ukrainian politician and the first President of Ukraine
Zbigniew A. Kruszewski
Professor of Political Science and Senior Member of the Graduate Faculty, University of Texas at El Paso
Former director of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
Allan C. Lynch
American scientist and expert. Professor of politics in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics at the University of Virginia and former director of the University’s Center for Russian & East European Studies
American scientist, an adjunct professor of international and public affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Andrew A. Michta
The M. W. Buckman Distinguished Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College, specializing in NATO, transatlantic security relations and Europe, with a special expertise on European foreign and security policy
Belarusian opposition politician, head of the Movement “For Freedom”
Chairman, Democratic Reforms Party of Azerbaijan
Head of the Unit of Political Cooperation with EU, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Intergration of Moldova
Former Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine, currently a Member of the Supreme Council of Ukraine
Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov (1959 – 2015) was a Russian physicist and liberal politician.
Russian professor, historian, archivist, the former director of the State Archive of the Russian Federation
Poland’s first Minister for European Integration, one of the architects and negotiators of Poland’s association and membership with the EU, member of the European Parliament
former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland.
Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland “European Endowment for Democracy”
PhD, Secretary of State, Chief of the Cabinet of the President, associate professor at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków
Ukrainian politician. Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (1998-2000 and 2005-2007), ambassador in Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Ukraine representative in NATO
(1926 – 2016) Film and theater director, member of the Senate in 1989-1991. Academy Award Winner for the lifetime achievement. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle.
co-founder and head of Solidarity, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, former President of Poland
Historian, professor at the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale (USA)
Professor, Deputy Dean of the Institute of International Relations, School of International Studies (SIS), Peking University
Chairwoman of the Standing Committee on European Integration, National Assembly of Armenia