Academic Staff

  • Ms Lea Kreinin: Lecturer in Estonian Language, Society and Culture, Central and East European Studies
  • Professor John Hiden: Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Central and East European Studies
  • Dr Nicholas Hope: Reader, History
  • Ms Dace Praulins: Lector in Latvian, Central and East European Studies
  • Professor David J Smith: Lecturer, Central and East European Studies (Convenor)
  • Professor Geoff Swain: Alec Nove Professor of Russian and EE Studies, Central and East European Studies (Convenor)
  • Professor James D White: Professor Emeritus, Russian and East European History, Central and East European Studies
  • Professor Charles Woolfson: Professor of Labour Studies; Director, European Centre for Occupational Health, Safety and the Environment

Associate Members

  • Dr Stuart Burch, Lecturer in Heritage Studies, School of Arts and Humanities, Nottingham Trent University
    Stuart Burch is currently working with David Smith on the British Academy funded project 'Identity, Commemoration and Public Monuments: Sweden, Estonia and the Baltic World'.

Visting Fellows

  • Dr Helen Morris: Visiting Fellow 2004-2005
    Helen Morris has written extensively on the minority rights policies of International Organisations with regard to Latvia, having completed her DPhil on this topic at St. Anthony‚Äôs College, Oxford in 2001. Prior to this Dr Morris worked as a research assistant on the Post-Soviet States research programme at the University of Cambridge, and is currently completing a Marie Curie Research Fellowship at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels.  
  • Dr Sylviu Miloiu: Visiting Fellow 2004-05
    Dr Sylviu Miloiu of the Department of History of the University of Targoviste, Romania, is visiting GBRU from October-December 2004 to conduct research comparing British policy towards Estonia, Finland and Romania during the crisis of 1939-40. Dr Miloiu will use the resources of Glasgow University Library and the Baltic Archive, and will also visit the Public Records Office in London to conduct further archival work.


  • Dirk Crols
  • Sergei Jakobson-Obolenski
  • Paul Jordan
  • Eero Mikenberg
  • Andrew Murray
  • Tina Tamman