Part-time and Adjunct Faculty
The Elliott School's part-time and adjunct faculty is comprised of superb scholars whose research makes important contributions to our understanding of the world. Being in the heart of Washington, DC enables us to draw on the tremendous intellectual firepower that abounds in the policy community, think tanks, NGOs, and international organizations.
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Robert W. Orttung: Research Associate Professor of International Affairs
Professor Orttung earned a B.A. in Russian Studies from Stanford University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from UCLA. He came to GW in 2011, after working at the Open Media Research Institute, EastWest Institute, American University, the Jefferson Institute, and the Resource Security Institute. Orttung works as the assistant director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies. His research focuses on federalism, energy security, and the role of information in Russian politics.
Among his most recent publications arethe co-edited volumes Energy and the Transformation of International Relations (2009) and Russian Energy Power and Foreign Relations (2009). He has published numerous articles in the media, including in the Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Politico, Newsday, Moscow Times, and Nezavisimaya gazeta. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.