Timothy Snyder is a professor of history at Yale University and a permanent fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He has
written extensively on Central and Eastern Europe and is well known for his book Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin. He studied at Brown and Oxford Universities and has won a number of awards for his academic work, including the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding  and the Hannah Arendt Prize . As an expert on the region, Timothy Snyder has also been in demand in the media since the outbreak of the Ukraine crisis and has written numerous articles for, amongst other publications, the Financial Times, The New York Review of Books, the London Evening Standard, CNN, The New Republic, the Kyiv Post, The New York Times and Foreign Policy.
Information valid as of summer 2014.