Building a Network of Support for Undergraduate Students of Color Interested in REEES

This article explores the “Building a More Inclusive Future: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies” project and the future of this innovative undergraduate mentorship program.

Beyond Diversity: Integrating Racial Justice into REECA Studies

It has been almost two years since I began my foray into diversity advocacy in the REECA (Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia) field. During this short span of time, I have been extremely lucky to make meaningful connections with people such as Howard University’s Amarilis Lugo de Fabritz, who dedicate an extraordinary amount of time and energy to advancing dialogue on the issue.