Esther BartlInternational Fellow
Esther Bartl is a graduate student in International Relations at SAIS, The Johns Hopkins University. She spent her BA program in political science in Berlin, Hong Kong and New York City. Esther has been focusing on international security and military affairs of NATO and the countries of the post-Soviet space as well as on the economic and political development of post-Soviet societies. After having gained extensive in-country experience in Latvia, Georgia and Russia, she now spends the summer in Yerevan to research the economic impact of the Armenian diaspora on Armenia’s economic development since its independence from the Soviet Union. Next year, she will finish her second year of her masters program in Washington D. C.