Research Projects

CREES faculty and student affiliates conduct research about Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia on a wide range of topics across the humanities, social sciences, and professions.

In addition, the Center has also administered several collaborative research initiatives supported by grants from external sponsors such as the Ford Foundation, National Science Foundation, National Council for East European and Eurasian Research, and United States Institute for Peace.

Communism's Negotiated Collapse: The Polish Round Table, Ten Years Later

NCEEER- and USIP-supported Research and Curriculum Development Project (1999-2000)
Project Directors: Michael D. Kennedy and Brian Porter, University of Michigan

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Identity Formation and Social Issues in Estonia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan

Ford Foundation-supported Research and Training Project (1995-99)
Project Directors: Michael D. Kennedy, Barbara A. Anderson, Ted Hopf, and Marianne Kamp

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Related Publication: Nationalities Papers, Special Issue 33(3), 2005

Other University of Michigan REES-focused Research Initiatives

Center for European Studies-European Union Center - The Cultural Politics of Energy and Security in Europe and Eurasia 

Institute for Research on Women and Gender - Global Feminisms: Comparative Case Studies of Women's Activism and Scholarship (includes Poland)

School of Music, Theatre & Dance - The Chopin Project