ABDURAHIMOVA Zulfiyya (Azerbaijan) Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf – Harvard University, “Democratization from Outside: A Comparative Analysis of Democracy Promotion Policies of the US and EU in Azerbaijan”
ATANOVA Snezhana (Russia) Moscow State University – George Washington University, “Comparative Analyses of Nation Branding Initiative Through the Prism of Nation Building Activities in Russia and Central Asian Republics in Post-Soviet Period”
BOHDAN Olena (Ukraine) Kyiv Mohyla Academy – Duke University, “Gender Equality and Patriarchy in the Experiences of Women-Priests and Other Spiritual Leaders”
MATASOVA Iuliana (Ukraine) Taras Shevchenko National University – Duke University, “Female Artists and the Desired Ukraine. The Ukrainian Female Singer-Song Writer Tradition”
SHAHNAZARYAN Nona (Armenia) Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences – Stanford University, “Mutual Accusations of Ethnic Cleansing in the Azeri-Armenian Conflict: Memory Wars and Emerging State Ideologies”
SHPARAGA Olga (Belarus) European College of Liberal Arts in Belarus – New School, New York, “Human Rights: Contemporary Philosophical and Social Theoretical Debates”
TSERETELI Konstantine (Georgia) Free University of Tbilisi – George Washington University, “Regional Politics of Sinzo Abe and the US-Japan Security Relations”
YERITSYAN Hovhannes (Armenia) Tallinn University of Technology – Texas A&M, “Inefficient Management of University/Industry Collaboration as a Hampering Factor for the Sustainable and Innovative Development of Agro-Industrial Sectors in Transition Economies: On the Example of Armenia”
ZURABISHVILI Tamari (Georgia) International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) – University of Massachusetts Boston, “Immigration to Georgia: Policy and Societal Challenges”
MANUCHARYAN Nelli (Armenia) Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences - Harvard University, “Peasants in Transition: Collectivization and Socialist Reconstruction of Village in Soviet Armenia”
MUSTEATA Sergiu (Moldova) – Ion Creanga State University - Stanford University, “The Moldovan SSR in the RFE/RL Broadcast Programs During Cold War”
NABIYEVA Aynur (Azerbaijan) – Bogazici University of Istanbul - New York University, “Effects of Managerial Practices on Knowledge Production in Think Tanks”
RIABCHUK Anastasiia (Ukraine) Kyiv Mohyla University - University of California at Berkeley, “Religion and Labor: New Forms of religious Practices in Post-Soviet Industrial Settings”
STRISHENETS Nadiya (Ukraine) – National Library of Ukraine - Catholic University of America, “Resource Description and Access – New International Library Standard for Resource Discovery in the Digital Age”
ZARETSKIY Yury (Russia) – Higher School of Economics Moscow - University of California at Berkeley, “The Beginning of Historical Knowledge in Russian Universities (From the Late Eighteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century)”
AHMAD Tural (Azerbaijan) Baku State University - Naval Postgraduate Academy, “Freedom of Expression and Counter-Terrorism”
SHCHURKO Tatsiana (Belarus) European College of Liberal Arts - University of South Florida, “Social Transformations of the Limits of Reproductive Autonomy in the Post-Soviet Belarus”
STRELNYK Olena (Ukraine) Taras Shevchenko National University - University of Michigan, “(Dis)Empowered Mothers? Motherhood, Mothers, and Social Protests in Ukraine”
VASILYEVA Zinaida (Russia) European University at St Petersburg - University of California at Berkeley, “Do-It-Yourself Practices and Technical Knowledge in Late Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia”
MESTVIRISHVILI Maia (Georgia) Tbilisi State University - CUNY, “Life Abroad and Returning Hom: How Migration Affects Identities, Gender Roles ad Family Structure”
PAVLYK Khrystyna (Ukraine) Ivan Franko National - Harvard HURI, “Economics of Social Creativity: Comparative Study of NGO’s Transformation Toward Social Entrepreneurship”
JAPARIDZE Dimitri (Georgia) Ilia State University – Columbia University, “Major Impediments to Internationalization and Innovations of Georgian SMEs and Good Practices”
MCHEDLISHVILI George (Georgia) University of Georgia - Georgetown University, “The Role of Domestic and International Factors in Shaping Foreign Policy of the South Caucasus States: Comparative Analysis”
ABDURAZZAKOV Odiljon (Azerbaijan) Qafqaz University – Harvard University, “Role of Technology Transfer in Stimulating Innovative Entrepreneurship: How to Apply US Experience for Azerbaijan -Columbia University”
KEKELIA Elene (Georgia) Ilia State University - University of Virginia, “The Narrative of the 20-th Century Monuments in Georgia”
MARCHENKO Alla (Ukraine) Taras Shevchenko National University – New York University, “Hasidic Communities and Social Transformations: From Bonding to Bridging”
IAKOVLENKO Kateryna (Ukraine) Isolyatsia: Platform for Cultural Initiative/ Lviv National University – New York University, “Donbas in Soviet and Post-Soviet Ukraine: Transformation of Industrial Narrative in Visual Media and Literature Propaganda”
YATSYK Aleksandra (Russia) Kazan Federal University - George Washington University, “Soft Power and Post/Neo-Imperial Borderlands: Cultural Mechanisms of Inclusion and Exclusion”
MOSIASHVILI Tamar (Georgia) Ilia State University - Library of Congress, “The Development of a Cataloguing Guide for Georgian Libraries with cataloguing Standards RDA/MARC 21”
BURDELNII Eugeniu (Moldova) Parliament of Moldova – Georgetown University, “Problems of Reintegration and Return of the Highly Skilled Migrants to the Countries of Western Eurasia Border Region: Aspects of Sociology of Transition (the Case of the Republic of Moldova)”
Vahagn Agylan (Yerevan) Yerevan State University - UCLA, "Patterns of Regional Hierarchial Relations in the CIS"
Felicia Banu (Chisinau) State University of Moldova, Cahul - University of Washington, "The Contribution of Higher Education Reforms to Enhancing Quality and Graduate Employability"
Dmytro Khutkyy (Kyiv) Kyiv Mohyla Academy - University of Wisconsin, "Efficient Participatory Democracy: A Real Utopia Model for Ukraine"
Stanislav Menzelevskyi (Kyiv) Kyiv Mohyla Academy - Columbia University, "Chornobyl in Soviet and Post-Soviet Ukrainian Film"
Tinatin Tabidze (Tbilisi) Tbilisi State University - Georgetown University, "Corpus Linguistics and its Application in Teaching"
Nataliia Baliuk (Kyiv) Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv - Harvard University, Ukrainian Research Institute, "The Impact of Volunteer Movements and NGOs on Public Policy: Implementing International Best Practices in Ukraine"
Victor Neagu (Chisinau) World Bank, Moldova Country Office - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, "The Role of Open Government in Strengthening the Processes of Democratization in the Eastern Partnership Countries"
Ana Niculaes (Chisinau) Moldova Pedagogical State University - SUNY Buffalo School of Social Work, "School-based Mental Health Promotion"
Nikita Nikitin (Kaliningrad) Kant Federal University, Kaliningrad - University of Miami Medical School, "Physical Rehabilitation of Children with HIV/AIDS"
Leyla Sayfutdinova (Baku) Middle East Technical University - University of Wisconsin, Department of Sociology, "Professional Identity and the social mobility of engineers in post-Soviet Azerbaijan"
Oleksii Shestakovskyi (Kyiv) Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences - UCLA, Center for International Migration, "Transnational Social Space and Stratification: Labor Migration from Ukraine as a Factor in Social Mobility"
Anastasiia Syzenko (Kyiv) Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv - UC Berkeley, Berkeley Language Center, "Second Language Acquisition in Higher Education: Implementation of US Practices in Language Curriculum Development in Ukraine"
Yauheniya Krasnova (Minsk) University of Vitebsk - Brown University, "Museum Studies and International Cooperation"
Svitlana Khutka (Kyiv) Kyiv Mohyla Academy - University of Washington, "Casual Dynamics of Changes in Subjective Well Being"
Larisa Patlis (Chisinau) Free International University of Moldova - Southern Florida University, "Devolutionary Political Trends in the Republic of Moldova"
Olena Rybiy (Kyiv) Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences - George Washington University, "Party System Institutionalization in Ukraine"
Karine Torosyan (Tbilisi) Tbilisi State University - University of Wisconsin, "Conflict-Based Changes in Migration Flows from Georgia to Russia"
Oksana IurKova (Kyiv) Ukrainian National University of Sciences - Columbia University, "Historiographic Sovietization in the Ukrainian SSR: How Ukrainian Historians Were Made Soviet, 1929 - 1941"
Alexandr Osipian (Kramatorsk) Kramatorsk Institute of Economics and Humanities - George Washington University, "Uses of History and Regional Diversity in Ukraine's Elections, 2004 -2010: Failed Reforms in a Divided Society"
Ekaterine Pirtskhalava (Tbilisi) Tbilisi State University - Rutgers University, "Meskhetian Turks in the USA and Georgia: Integration or Separation?"
Turkhan Sadigov (Baku) Baku State University - Yale University, "Political Participation and Bribe Offer Willingness Among Citizens of Resource Rich Countries of the Former Soviet Union"
Maia Simonishvili (Tbilisi) Ilia State University - The New School, "Christian Past, Modernization, and National Identity: Ilia Zdanevitch - A Cultural Bridge Between East and West"
Tamara Tonoyan (Yerevan) National Institute of Health, Armenia - New Mexico State University, "Health Care Reform in Armenia: Finding Ways to Overcome Challenges"
Yuliya Zabyelina (Luhansk) Taras Schevchenko University, Luhansk - City Univerisity of New York, "Transnational Crimes: The Interplay of Criminal, Political, and Economic Powers in Ukraine's Borderlands"
Krystsina Aksenava, Information Literacy and Career Success, (Minsk) Belarus State University – University of Washington
Asya Darbinyan, The Near East Relief Organization in World War I, (Yerevan) Armenian Genocide Museum – UCLA
Victor Sokovnin, Modernization of Russia through Border Cooperation, (Rostov) Southern Federal University – American University
Nadiya Trach, Language Policy in Contemporary Ukraine, Kyiv-Mohyla (Minsk) Academy – University of Washington
Tatevik Zadoyan, Issues of Municipal Waste Management, Armenian (Yerevan) State University of Economics – University of Vermont
Emin Ayliev, Knowledge Based Economy and Sustainable Development in Azerbaijan, (Baku) Nice-Sophia Antipolis University – University of Washington
Tatsiana Bialiayeva, Non-Judicial Methods of Economic Dispute Resolution in Belarus, (Minsk) Belarus State Economic University – University of Washington
Tamara Martsenyuk, Transformation of Masculinities in Post-Soviet Ukraine, (Kyiv) Kyiv-Moyla Academy – SUNY Stony Brook
Namig Naghdaliyev, Central Bank Communication, (Baku) Central Bank of Azerbaijan – Columbia University
Yuriy Savelyev, Social Inclusion in Societal Transformations in Eastern Europe, (Kyiv) Taras Shevchenko University – Boston College
Natalia Shelegia, Georgian Museum Culture in Transition, (Tbilisi) Tbilisi State Academy of Art – Brown University