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Ukraine Uprising: GW Experts Available to Comment

March 05, 2014

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on the situation in Ukraine.

To schedule an interview with an expert, please contact the Office of Media Relations at 202-994-6460 or [email protected].

The following experts can comment on the situation between Ukraine and Russia and provide analysis as it relates to international law, foreign affairs, use of military force and law of war:

P.J. Crowley
Professor of Practice in the School of Media and Public Affairs
Professor Crowley, a former assistant secretary of state, is available to discuss foreign policy issues and the relationship between Russia and Ukranie. 

Susan Karamanian
Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies
Professor Karamanian an expert on international law.

Sean Murphy
Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law
Professor Murphy is an expert on public international law, foreign affairs and the U.S. Constitution, use of military force and law of war.

Ralph Steinhardt
Arthur Selwyn Miller Research Professor of Law
Professor Steinhardt is an expert on international law, international human rights, foreign affairs, treaty law, law of war and humanitarian law.

Edward Swaine
Professor of Law
Professor Swaine is an expert on international law, foreign relations law, treaty law and European Union law.

The following expert is available to provide analysis on the protests in Ukraine and to discuss the prospects for political reform:

Robert Orttung
Assistant Director, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Video of Professor Orttung discussing the situation in Ukraine is available here.