“Saudi Women: Status, Outlook, and Roadmap” Reagan Fascell Democracy Fellow: Oct 2014 - Feb 2015

Dr. Leonid Gozman is president of the Union of Right Forces and former co-chairman of the Right Cause Party (2008–2011). From 2008 to 2013, he served as director of humanitarian projects at RUSNANO, a state-owned enterprise that commercializes innovations in nanotechnology, and from 1999 to 2008, he was executive board member and representative for governmental and NGO relations at Unified Energy System of Russia (RAO UES). An active participant in Russia’s democratic movement who has served as political advisor to Anatoly Chubais and Yegor Gaidar, he is also the author of eight books and is a lecturer at Moscow State University. He was previously a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and professor of psychology and Russian area studies at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. During his fellowship, Dr. Gozman explored social entrepreneurship as a means for deepening civic engagement and democratic development in Russia.


Russia’s Social and Economic Crisis: Searching for Ways Out” Chatham House, November 13, 2014

Russia After Crimea: ‘Brave New World’- Be Prepared!” Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Stanford University, December 2, 2014 

After Crimea – A Brave New World” Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, December 12, 2014

Dr. Leonid Gozman and Russia Policy Making Seminar” Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, December 15, 2014

Political Trends: Assessment, Analysis and Forecast” Gaidar Forum, Moscow, Russia, January 17, 2015

Russia After Crimea: A ‘Brave New World’” National Endowment for Democracy, January 20, 2015

Russia After Crimea” Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues, Dickinson College, February 4, 2015

Press Mentions

Putin signs decree approving Russia’s state cultural policy” The Calvert Journal, December 24, 2014

Russian opposition leader Navalny faces third inquiry” BBC News, December 24, 2014

Analysts Predict a Russian Dissent Into Madness” The Moscow Times, January 18, 2015

Boris Nemtsov: Murder in an Atmosphere of Hate” OpenDemocracy, March 2, 2015