Ellen Powell

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Editorial Associate, IERES
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Ellen Powell is the Editorial Associate for IERES. In that role, she serves as Managing Editor of Demokratizatsiya, as well as working with the Central Asia Program, the Illiberalism Studies Program, Central Asian Affairs and the Russian Analytical Digest. Ellen is passionate about helping non-native English speakers to communicate their insights into the post-Soviet space to audiences worldwide.

Before joining the Elliott School in 2017, Ellen was a staff writer for the Christian Science Monitor in Boston, Massachusetts. She holds an MIS with a concentration in Europe and Eurasia from GW, as well as an MA in political science from the European University at St. Petersburg (Russia) and a BA in Politics, Psychology and Sociology from Christ's College, University of Cambridge (UK). She is currently pursuing a part-time JD at GW Law.