Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West?
- Adrian A. BasoraSenior FellowForeign Policy Research Institute
- Michael CarpenterPenn Biden Center
- Samuel CharapRAND Corporation
- Claire FinkelsteinSenior FellowForeign Policy Research Institute
- Nikolas K. GvosdevSenior FellowForeign Policy Research Institute
- Robert E. HamiltonAssociate ProfessorUS Army War College
- Kathleen Hall JamiesonElizabeth Ware Packard ProfessorAnnenberg School of Communications
- Marlene LaRuelleGeorge Washington University
- Anna MikulskaSenior FellowKleinman Center for Energy Policy
- Mitchell OrensteinSenior FellowPenn
- Alina PolyakovaDavid M. Rubenstein FellowBrookings Institution
- Rudra SilPenn
- Clint WattsResearch FellowForeign Policy Research Institute
Amid new revelations of the extent of Russian interference in American elections, how should we appraise Russia’s role in undermining democracy not just in America, but throughout the West – and are there perils in exaggerating its successes?
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Registration and Coffee
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Is Russia Undermining Democracy in the West?
Michael Carpenter, Penn Biden Center
Samuel Charap, RAND Corporation
Nikolas Gvosdev, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Marlene LaRuelle, George Washington University
Moderator: Mitchell Orenstein
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Have Elections Become Cyberwars?
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Penn
Clint watts, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Moderator: John Haines, Foreign Policy Research Institute
2:00 – 2:30 Coffee Break
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Is Russia’s Strategy Working or Backfiring?
Bob Hamilton, US Army War College
Alina Polyakova, Brookings Institution
Rudra Sil, Penn
Moderator: Anna Mikulska, Penn
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Concluding Remarks
Adrian Basora, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Claire Finkelstein, Penn
Mitchel Orenstein, Penn