Cory Welt is an Adjunct Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Welt is the associate director and research professor of international affairs at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where he co-directs the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia and teaches courses on post-Soviet Russian and Eurasian politics and security. He is a frequent commentator and consultant on U.S. policy in the region.

Welt was previously associate director and director of the Eurasian Strategy Project at Georgetown University, where he was also an adjunct professor in the School of Foreign Service and deputy director and fellow of the Russia and Eurasia program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. His work has been published in Europe-Asia Studies, the Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, the Nonproliferation Review, The Moscow Times, and other journals and newspapers. He has contributed book chapters to Democracy and State Building in Georgia (forthcoming 2013), Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World (Bunce, McFaul, Stoner-Weiss, Cambridge), and America and the World in the Age of Terror (Benjamin, CSIS Press). He received his doctorate degree in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University.

By Cory Welt
Ukraine’s Road to NormalcyCenter for American ProgressMay 29, 2014
Achieving Unity in UkraineCenter for American ProgressApril 18, 2014
Responding to Russia’s Illegal Military Incursion in UkraineCenter for American ProgressMarch 3, 2014
An Opportunity to Resolve the Escalating Crisis in UkraineCenter for American ProgressFebruary 21, 2014
Ukraine’s Euromaidan: Now Comes the Hard PartCenter for American ProgressDecember 23, 2013
What the Snowden Affair Says About U.S.-Russian RelationsCenter for American ProgressJuly 17, 2013
Turkish-Armenian Normalisation and the Karabakh ConflictPerceptions: Journal of International AffairsJuly 11, 2013
The Boston Marathon Attack, the North Caucasus, and U.S.-Russian RelationsCenter for American ProgressApril 22, 2013
Don’t Give Up on the U.S.-Russian ResetThe National InterestMarch 29, 2013
5 Things You Need to Know About Georgian Parliamentary ElectionsCenter for American ProgressSeptember 27, 2012
Human Rights in GeorgiaCenter for American ProgressSeptember 13, 2012
Democratization in the Caucasus: Elections in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and GeorgiaCenter for American ProgressMay 23, 2012
Russia, Trade, and Human RightsCenter for American ProgressApril 30, 2012
Can the U.S.-Russia ‘Reset’ Survive Russia’s Presidential Election?Center for American ProgressMarch 1, 2012
Don’t Shy Away From Progress on the Russia-Georgia ConflictCenter for American ProgressFebruary 6, 2012
Easing the CrossingIISSFebruary 16, 2011
A More Proactive U.S. Approach to the Georgia ConflictsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 15, 2011
How to Resolve the Georgia ConflictThe Moscow TimesDecember 16, 2010
A New Approach to the Russia-Georgia ConflictCenter for American ProgressOctober 18, 2010