George E. Bogden
George E. Bogden is a Strategy & Policy Fellow, funded by the Smith Richardson Foundation, a Senior Visiting Researcher at Bard College, and the Helmut Schmidt Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. During the 2022-2023 academic year, he will serve as an Olin Fellow at Columbia Law School. He previously served as an inaugural Senior Fellow at the Hungary Foundation, in residence in Budapest, as well as the first Associate Director of the Center for the Future of Liberal Society at the Hudson Institute. Dr. Bogden’s commentary has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, GMFUS’s Paper Series, The American Interest, The Wavell Room, Presidential Studies Quarterly, and the Marine Corps University Press. Before defending his dissertation, he undertook a Fulbright Fellowship in Kosovo. Dr. Bogden’s research has been recognized by the Brussels Forum Young Writers Award and the Trench Gascoigne Essay Contest. After earning his B.A. from Yale, he served as the university’s Joseph C. Fox Fellow in Istanbul.
George E. Bogden, J.D., D.Phil.
George F. Kennan Fellow, Kennan Institute
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Preserving Identity in the Face of Oppression: Religious Freedom and National Identity in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia
The Freedom and Identity in Central Europe (FICE) working group and the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) cohosted event brought together a diverse group of experts to explore the relationship between religious freedom and national identity in...
The Origins of the Budapest Memorandum and the Future of Order in Europe | A Conversation with George F. Kennan Fellow George E. Bogden
Q: Describe your background and what brought you to the Wilson Center. I am a researcher and writer on international affairs, focused on the history of Central and Eastern Europe. At the moment, I am working in the area of diplomatic history,...
When the West Defanged Ukraine – The Budapest Memorandum, a geopolitical cautionary tale for the ages.
On May 10, Ukraine’s current president Volodymyr Zelenskyy paid homage to its first. Leonid Kravchuk “was the man who knew how to find wise words and say them so that all Ukrainians could hear them,” Zelensky said in tribute to his late predecessor. “This is especially important in difficult crisis moments when the future of an entire country may depend on the wisdom of one person.”