UWM faculty members can assist reporters covering the international crisis related to Russia and Ukraine. Please contact the UWM Media Services team at media-services-team@uwm.edu if you need help scheduling an interview.

Shale Horowitz Professor, political science College of Letters & Science shale@uwm.edu Can discuss topics including: Political calculations and decision-making behind the crisis. Horowitz researches and writes about international conflict.

Ora John ReuterAssociate professor, political science College of Letters & Science reutero@uwm.edu Can discuss topics including: Russian domestic politics and public opinion. Reuter and colleagues and have been doing polling in Russia about the conflict. Reuter also is a senior researcher at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. 

Maria Haigh Associate professor School of Information Studies mhaigh@uwm.edu Can discuss topics including: Disinformation and fake news. Haigh is Ukrainian and talks regularly with friends in Kyiv and monitors Ukrainian TV to follow events. She can talk about the Russian hostilities in Ukraine. 

Christine E. Evans Associate professor, history College of Letters & Science evansce@uwm.edu Can discuss topics including: Historical context for the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Evans is the faculty coordinator for the Russian and Eastern European Studies Certificate at UWM.