Associate Director and Research Professor at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES), Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University.
Co-director of PONARS (Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia).
Director of the Central Asia Program at IERES.
Senior Research Fellow at IFRI, Institut Francais des Relations Internationales, Paris.
Recipient of the 2019 Michael E. Brown Elliott School Research Prize.