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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Ukraine: one month into Russia's invasion

The Northwestern Roberta Buffett Institute for Global Affairs convened a panel of academic experts and former officials on Friday, March 25 to dissect the ongoing war in Ukraine.  Panelists discussed the possibility of a diplomatic solution, the humanitarian situation, and the role played by the Ukrainian resistance in stalling Russia's advance.  Panelists included: 

Tymofii Brik (Head of Sociological Research, Kyiv School of Economics)

Jennifer Chan (Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine)

Ian Hurd (Professor of Political Science and Director of the Weinberg College Center for International and Area Studies)

Olga Kamenchuk (Associate Research Professor in the Institute for Policy Research and an Associate Professor of Instruction in the School of Communication)

Ian Kelly (Ambassador in Residence at Northwestern, former U.S. Ambassador to Georgia and former U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE))

Jordan Gans-Morse (Associate Professor of Political Science)

Michael Rogers (Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor in the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute and former director of the National Security Agency)

Peter Slevin (Medill School of Journalism Professor)

Juliet Sorensen (Clinical Professor of Law and the director and founder of the Northwestern Access to Health Project)

Gayle Woloschak (Associate Dean for Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs,The Graduate School at Northwestern and professor in the Feinberg School of Medicine departments of Radiation Oncology, Radiology, and Cell and Molecular Biology)

The discussion was moderated by Northwestern Buffett Executive Director Annelise Riles.  Watch the full webinar here: