Group Members


Name: Sohrob Aslamy, staslamy@syr.edu 

Program: PhD in Geography  

Interests: Political geography; nature-society relations; urban reconstruction and public space; Tajikistan, Afghanistan


Name: Darzhan Kazbekova, dkazbeko@syr.edu 
Program: PhD in Social Science
Interests: Environmental policy, public participation, environmental citizenship



Name: Katie MacDonald, kmacdona@syr.edu 

Program: PhD in Geography 

Interests: Political ecology; agriculture; food security; natural resource management; water; Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan


Name: Anar Mammadli, amammadl@syr.edu
Program: EMPA
Interests: Elections, good governance, human rights, transition, conflicts in South Caucasus and Central Asia



Name: Nick Nocek, nenocek@syr.edu     

Program: Maxwell MPA program 

Interests: Russia, Former Soviet States, and Eastern Europe

 

Name: Glenn Peers

Program: Department of Art and Music Histories

Interests: Byzantine and East Christian art history

 

Name: Aliia Suranova, asuranova@gmail.com
Program: EMPA, Fulbright Fellow
Interests: Information policy and security, conflict management, radicalization and extremism, environment, e-government, Central Asia, Russia


Name:  Jesse Swann-Quinn, jquinn@syr.edu 

Program:  PhD in Geography 

Interests/expertise:  Political geography, political ecology, and post-Soviet Georgia

 

Name: Mirjakhon Turdiev, mturdiye@syr.edu 

Program: PhD on Disability Studies, School of Education 

Interests/expertise: Advocacy for the human rights of persons with disabilities globally; disability inclusive international development policy analysis and administration; governance and public administration in Central Asian countries; community mobilization and development; regional expertise: Uzbekistan and Central Asian countries

Personal/institutional website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mirjahon/ , http://istiqbol.blogspot.com/ , http://exussrinvalids.wordpress.com