UBC experts on war in Ukraine

Credit: Artur Voznenko on Unsplash

Credit: Artur Voznenko on Unsplash

  • Economic consequences of the war, implications for global energy markets and international trade

Dr. Alexia Bloch (she/her)
Professor, Department of Anthropology

  • Gender and migration globally, and especially migration into and out of Russia; refugees and citizenship in Russia and Eastern Europe; daily life, family, and gender in Russia and the former Soviet Union

Dr. James Brander
Asia Pacific Professor in International Business and Public Policy, UBC Sauder School of Business

  • Economic and financial impacts of the sanctions placed on Russia

Dr. Florian Gassner
Associate Professor of Teaching, Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies
or 604’228 -0477

  • Former resident of Donetsk, origins and history of war in Ukraine, cultural history of Russian-Ukrainian conflict, Ukrainian language laws

Dr. Richard Price
Professor and Head, Department of Political Science

  • Implications regarding international norms, including weapons of mass destruction, chemical weapons and nuclear weapons

Dr. M.V. Ramana (he/him)
Professor and Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs

  • Risks and consequences of nuclear weapons use and nuclear reactor accidents

*available 10-11 a.m. and noon-4 p.m. daily, except Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Dr. Allen Sens
Professor of Teaching, Department of Political Science
Cell: 604’317 -3217

  • Military operations, international conflict management, political strategy, Canadian foreign policy

Dr. Lisa Sundstrom
Professor, Department of Political Science

  • Russian relations with Ukraine and Europe, Russian politics, authoritarianism vs. democracy in Russia

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