Regions Initiative-Center for International Relations and Politics - Carnegie Mellon University

Regions Initiative

The Regions Initiative provides intellectual support and other resources for CMU scholars who are investigating the social scientific and policy implications of their research on the Americas, East Asia, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and South Asia.  The initiative facilitates moving research findings on these countries and regions through the policy process in Washington, DC, and other capitals.

The Americas

Faculty Leads: Susan Polansky and Kiron K. Skinner

East Asia, Europe, and Russia

Faculty Lead: Kiron K. Skinner

Middle East and South Asia

Faculty Leads: Baruch Fischhoff, Laurie Zittrain Eisenberg, and Kiron K. Skinner

PechenkinaCIRP Policy Forum welcomed Anna Pechenkina, CIRP Visiting Fellow, on May 6, 2014 where she discussed the Crisis in Ukraine.
CIRP Policy Forum welcomed Jacob Shapiro on January 30, 2014, where he discussed intrastate conflict.