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Advisory Council

The Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies is advised by a Council composed of distinguished public figures and scholars from across North America, Europe, and Eurasia.

Walter Andrusyszyn
Adjunct Professor for Business Administration, University of South Florida
Director for Central and Northern Europe, National Security Council, 2001-03

Craig Calhoun
Director, London School of Economics and Political Science

Robert J. Donia
Research Associate; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; University of Michigan

Nataša Kandić
Founder, Humanitarian Law Center, Belgrade

Aleksander Kwaśniewski
President of Poland, 1995-2005

Thomas J. Miller
President and CEO, International Executive Service Corps
U.S. Ambassador to Greece, 2001-04
U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1999-2001

Jeanne L. Phillips
Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and International Relations, Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
U.S. Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2001-03

Rudolf Schuster
President of Slovakia, 1999-2004

Lilia Shevtsova
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution

Levon Ter-Petrossian
President of Armenia, 1991-98

Katherine Verdery
Julien J. Studley Faculty Scholar and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, City University of New York Graduate Center

Viktor Yushchenko
President of Ukraine, 2005-10