2018-2019 ISD Fellow
Adviser: Amb. John Heffern, Distinguished Resident Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship and Diplomacy, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy and the Beeck Center, Georgetown University
Research topic: Reintegration in Eastern Ukraine
Anna Khandros, a masters’ candidate in the Global Human Development program, will also complete a certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies. Her research for ISD examined Ukraine’s reintegration strategy for the Donbas region, as well as how American diplomacy and development organizations support reintegration efforts. Originally from Kyiv, Anna worked in Ukraine prior to joining the School of Foreign Service. She is also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Morocco) and Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (Tajikistan). Anna received her BA in Politics from Brandeis University, with minors in Legal Studies and Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies. In 2018, she served as an ISD Research Assistant.