Mariana Budjeryn (@mbudjeryn) is a Research Associate with the Project of Managing the Atom (MTA) at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Formerly, she held appointments as a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at MTA, a fellow at Harvard Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, and as a visiting professor at Tufts University and the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt.
Mariana’s analytical contributions have appeared in The Nonproliferation Review, Harvard International Review, World Affairs Journal, Arms Control Today, the Washington Post, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, War on the Rocks, and in the publications of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where she is a Global Fellow. Mariana’s book, “Inheriting the Bomb: Soviet Collapse and Nuclear Disarmament of Ukraine,” is forthcoming in 2022 with John Hopkins University Press.
She holds a PhD in Political Science and an MA in International Relations from Central European University (formerly) in Budapest, Hungary, and a BA in Political Science from the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine.