This webinar is an update for the UCI community about the on-going invasion and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. Panelists will give a geopolitical overview of the situation one-week into the attack and offer a historical context of Ukrainian and Russian relations. Additionally, information about the effort assisting Ukrainian refugees will be covered.
The event is intended as a resource for faculty, staff, students and the general public.
Friday, March 4, 2022, 12-1 p.m. PT
Moderator – Tyrus Miller, Dean, School of Humanities
- Jeffrey Kopstein, Professor, Political Science, UCI
- Susan Morrissey, Professor, History, UCI
- Erin Lockwood, Assistant Professor, Political Science, UCI
- Jon Gundersen, Senior Advisor, U.S. State Dept and former Charge de Affairs (Acting Ambassador) to Ukraine
- Cortney Copeland, President, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Alliance for Ukraine
Welcome and Closure – Kati Bell, UCI Deputy Chief Global Affairs Officer