Matthew Rojansky is director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., and one of the country’s leading experts on states of the former Soviet Union. He regularly advises governments and international organizations on high-level bipartisan initiatives aimed at reducing tensions with Russia and strengthening the U.S. commitment to nuclear arms control and nonproliferation. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Foreign Policy. An adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, he also serves as U.S. Executive Secretary for the Dartmouth Conference, a track-two U.S.–Russian conflict resolution initiative begun in 1960. Rojansky holds an A.B. from Harvard College and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.