Brian Whitmore is a Senior Fellow & Director of the Russia Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). Before joining CEPA he was Senior Russia Analyst at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He also worked as a foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe in Moscow and Prague; as a graduate instructor in the Department of Government and International Studies at the University of South Carolina; and as a visiting lecturer in the History Faculty at Mechnikov National University in Odessa, Ukraine and the International Relations Faculty at St. Petersburg State University in Russia. He has a BA in Politics from St. Joseph’s University and an MA in Political Science from Villanova University.