Hannah Thoburn is an Adjunct Fellow at the Hudson Institute, where she focuses on Eastern European politics and the transatlantic relationship.
Ms. Thoburn is a frequent media commentator on developments in Russia and Ukraine, and her writings have appeared in major publications including The Washington Post, The American Interest, Foreign Affairs, and The Boston Globe.
Before joining Hudson, she was a Senior Research Assistant at the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution as well as a Eurasia Analyst at the Foreign Policy Initiative. She also served as a Teaching Fellow at Yale University and spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in southern Ukraine.
Ms. Thoburn holds an M.A. in International Relations and a Certificate in International Security Studies from Yale University, and a B.A. in International Affairs from Florida State University. A native of Louisiana, she speaks Russian, Ukrainian, and Spanish.