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II Career Event: Thinking about Think Tanks? International Policy and Research Opportunities

Liz Malinkin, U-M
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
3:00-4:00 PM
Fourth Floor, Community Commons Weiser Hall Map
Liz Malinkin discusses nearly 10 years working for the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C

Mary Elizabeth (Liz) Malinkin is an Academic Program Specialist for the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. In this role, she coordinates programming for the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES) and the Copernicus Program in Polish Studies (CPPS). An alumna of U-M, Liz holds an MA in Russian and East European Studies and wrote her thesis on ethnic minorities in the Moscow labor market. She returned to the university in November 2016 after nearly 10 years on the staff of the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., where she oversaw the Kennan Institute’s residential fellowship programs and conducted research on migration in Eurasia. Liz began studying Russian language, history, and politics at Carleton College in Minnesota, where she received a BA in history. Between her undergraduate and graduate programs she lived in Vladimir, Russia, for two years where she studied at Vladimir State Pedagogical University and taught English at the American Home. Liz was also a member of the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange working group on migration for several years and continues to follow contemporary social issues throughout Eurasia.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Careers / Jobs
Tags: Career, International
Source: Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Program in International and Comparative Studies, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies