FORA.tv Speaker - Louise Shelley
Dr. Louise Shelley is a Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University. She was previously a Professor in the School of International Service and also in the Department of Justice, Law and Society at American University.
Dr. Shelley is the founder and Director of the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) that moved with her from American University. She is a leading expert on transnational crime and terrorism with a particular focus on the former Soviet Union.
Dr. Shelley received her undergraduate degree cum laude from Cornell University in Penology and Russian literature. She holds an M.A. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania. She studied at the Law Faculty of Moscow State University on IREX and Fulbright Fellowships and holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.
She is the recipient of the Guggenheim, NEH, IREX, Kennan Institute, and Fulbright Fellowships and received a MacArthur Grant to establish the Russian Organized Crime Study Centers. In 1992, she received the Scholar-Teacher prize of American University, the top academic award of the university.
07.10.08 | 00:42:06 min
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