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Ukrainian crisis

February 27, 2014

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues related to the Ukrainian crisis.

International relations
National security, terrorism
United Nations
United States foreign policy

Arne Kislenko
Adjunct Professor
St.George Campus
Trinity College
Munk School of Global Affairs
Office: 416-946-8973, 416-979-5000 ext. 6206
Mobile: 647-378-8710

Russia and Eastern Europe
Russian Foreign Policy
Democracy Promotion
Great Power Rivalries
Seva Gunitsky
Assistant Professor of Political Science
St.George Campus
Munk School of Global Affairs
Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
Mobile: 508-542-4339

Ukrainian history (Soviet period)
Politics of memory in Ukraine
Svitlana Frunchak
Ukrainian Programs Manager
Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Office: 416-946-8945

History of the Soviet Union
Viola, Lynne
St. George Campus
Department of History
Office: 416-946-8944

Crimean Tatar Culture
Maria Sonevytsky
Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellow
St. George Campus
Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Office: 416-946-8945;

Multi-cultural history and legacy of Kyiv
National and cultural identity
Ukrainian and Russian modernism and avant-garde (visual arts and literature)
Ukrainian and Russian literatures in the first half of the nineteenth century
Taras Koznarsky
Associate Professor, Ukrainian
St. George Campus
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Office: 416-926-1300 ext. 3236

Post-communist politics
Lucan Way
Associate Professor
University of Toronto Scarborough
Department of Political Science
(416) 287-7295