Senior Researcher at the Institute of European, Russian and European Studies, Carleton University
Dr. Robert Cutler is the Senior Researcher at the Institute of European, Russian & Eurasian Studies, at Carleton University in Ottawa. He is also Research Fellow for the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence (Boston), and Non-Resident Scholar for the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis (Dubai). He has held research and teaching appointments at major universities in the United States, Canada, France, Switzerland and Russia.
Dr. Robert M. Cutler is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of European, Russian & Eurasian Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa. He was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.Sc.), Geneva Graduate Institute of International Studies (Gallatin Fellow) and The University of Michigan (Ph.D.), and has held research and teaching appointments at major universities in the United States, Canada, France, Switzerland and Russia. During a dozen years exclusively in universities, in three different countries, he taught 14 different subjects in international relations, comparative politics and political philosophy, at all levels from introductory undergraduate to graduate research seminar. He then expanded into policy analysis and consulting, foremost as an Energy Security and Geo-economics Specialist now covering the whole of Eurasia with a special focus on Central, South, and Southwest Asia, also including Europe, Russia, and China. H e consults to international institutions, think tanks, governments and the private sector, with experience over the entire range of skills involving negotiation and strategy, planning and execution, design and implementation, and evaluation and instruction; and on topics from international energy security and geo-economics to Caspian Sea region investment advice to human and minority rights (including immigration/asylum applications to the U.S. and Canada) to the organizational design of international institutions. Besides producing the whole portfolio of scholarly, policy, and public-intellectual information products and maintaining a strong online presence (in addition to op-eds in Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, Montreal Gazette, and National Polst (Toronto)), he has won numerous competitive research grants and fellowships, serving also on a half-dozen academic-journal and policy-review editorial boards in addition to executive committees of professional sch olarly and policy research organizations.
PhD in Political Science from the University of Michigan; MA in Political Science from Penn State University; SB in Political Science from MIT; SB in History & Literature from MIT
Areas of Expertise:
Central and Eastern Europe
China and Central Asia
Geoeconomics and Geopolitics
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