Lora Uhlig is a recent graduate of the University of Oxford’s School of Global and Area Studies, where she received a Master of Philosophy degree in Russian and East European Studies. During her time at Oxford, Lora engaged in comprehensive research focused on the role of nationalism in post-communist foreign policymaking, along with developing a particular interest in the study of gender politics throughout the post-communist world. In addition to her academic experience, Lora has extensive experience in working with NGOs, think tanks, policy journals, and university organizations in a variety of roles. She has also held positions at the British Foreign Policy Group and the International Relations Council of Kansas City, along with work for Women for Women International. Lora is particularly interested in engaging with US-Russian relations, searching for areas of cooperation in order to find and pursue a more collaborative future.