UC Fellow - School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Sarah Calderone recently graduated from the Master of International Affairs program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, also receiving the Harriman Institute Certificate in Russian and Eurasian Studies. In 2014, she was awarded a Fulbright grant to carry out her independent research project in Ekaterinburg, Russia, on integration efforts for migrants arriving to Russia from former Soviet states. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and Russian studies from Drew University in 2013, writing her thesis on Russian foreign policy on humanitarian intervention. During her time at SIPA and Harriman, Sarah focused on transnational issues, including migration and corruption, while expanding her research on governance and Russian foreign policy in the Eurasian region. She has worked and interned at the Institute of Modern Russia, Human Rights Watch, Carnegie Moscow Center, and Eurasia Group, and she is currently a political risk analyst focused on Russian and Eurasian affairs.