Ph.D. Jacques RUPNIK
Research Director, Centre for International Studies and Research, Paris
Studied history at the Sorbonne and Politics at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.
1974 M of A in Soviet Studies from Harvard University and Ph. D. (History of International Relations) from the Sorbonne (University Paris I)
1974-1975 Research Associate at the Russian Research Center at Harvard University,
1977-1982 specialist in Eastern Europe at the BBC World Service
1982-1996 Professor at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
1995-1996 Executive Director of the International Commission for the Balkans at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Visiting Professor at the College d'Europe in Bruges and one of the editors of the quaterly Transeuropéennes.
1990-1992 advisor to Czech President Vaclav Havel