I have made a concerted effort to disseminate the findings of my research to the relevant stakeholders and audiences and relay my expertise to the policy world. I have written policy memos and provided policy commentaries and interviews for a variety of online, press, TV, and radio outlets, including: Vox, Harper’s Magazine, WHYY (Philadelphia’s NPR Affiliate), Last Refuge Radio (New York, NY), 41News (Kansas City), WIBW radio (Topeka, KS), and others.


Here are my recent research-based policy memos and Op-Eds:

How Russia’s Economic Recession Benefits Moscow Politically in Its “Near Abroad”, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo #522, April 2018. 

Eurasia’s CSTO and SCO: A Failure to Address the Trafficking/Terrorism Nexus, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo #455, January 2017, 


The U.S. has a long history of hacking other democracies,” with Chris Randall and Ryan Beasley, Monkey Cage at the Washington Post, December 19, 2016. 


Uzbekistan. Stable Transition into Volatile Future”, New Eastern Europe, 15 September 2016.

Russia’s ‘Checks and Balances’ On Kazakhstan’s Quest for Military Independence,” Russian Analytical Digest #188, 3 August 2016, pp.5-10.

“A Trafficking-Terrorism Nexus in Central Asia,” 30 June 2016 The Diplomat.

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