Join us for “Geographers on the Russian Invasion: The Geopolitics of the War in Ukraine” on Friday, Mar. 25 from noon to 1:30pm. Join via Zoom. Details and registration are online.

This is will be a Webinar discussion with notable political geographers who have familiarity and expertise on the topic of geopolitics in post-Soviet space and on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its ramifications. Please join us to have the opportunity to learn more and ask questions to our esteemed panelists. 


  • John Biersack, Independent Scholar
  • Jessica Graybill, Associate Professor, Russian and Eurasian Studies Program, Colgate University
  • Beth Mitchneck, Professor Emerita, School of Geography, Development and Environment, University of Arizona
  • Shannon O’Lear, Professor, Geography and Atmospheric Science Department; Director, Environmental Studies Program, University of Kansas
  • Nathan Pickett, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Kansas
  • Gerard Toal, Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech

This event is hosted by Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College and is sponsored by the Department of Geography and Environmental Science, Hunter College, CUNY, and the Department of Political Science and Global Affairs, and Geography Program, College of Staten Island, CUNY. It is co-organized and co-moderated by CUNY faculty, Dr. Peter Kabachnik (College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center) and Dr. Marianna Pavlovskaya (Hunter College and The Graduate Center).

​By the Division of Academic Affairs