NATO Enlargement: Lessons of History - A Conversation with Mary Elise Sarotte
hosted by Professor
Mary Elise Sarotte
Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Michael G. Plummer
Introduction - Director, SAIS Europe and Eni Professor of International Economics
Moderator - Wilson E. Schmidt Distinguished Professor, SAIS Europe and Director, Bologna Institute for Policy Research
MARY ELISE SAROTTE
Mary Elise Sarotte is the inaugural holder of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professorship of Historical Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She is also a research associate at Harvard University's Center for European Studies.
Sarotte earned her AB in History and Science at Harvard and her PhD in History at Yale University. She is the author or editor of six books, including The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall
and 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe
, both of which were selected as Financial Times Books of the Year, among other distinctions and awards.
Following graduate school, Sarotte served as a White House Fellow, then joined the faculty of the University of Cambridge, where she received tenure before accepting an offer to return to the United States to teach at USC. Sarotte is a former Humboldt Scholar, a former member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Her most recent book is Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate, on what the fight over NATO expansion did to Western relations with Russia.