Sebastian Balfour is a Professor in LSE and the author of Deadly Embrace. Morocco and the Road to the Spanish Civil War. Oxford University Press, 2002.
Selim Deringil is the Chair of the History Department at Bosphorous University in Istanbul, visiting professor at CEU and author of The WellProtected Domains: Ideology and the Legitimation of Power in the Ottoman Empire, 1876–1909. London: I.B. Tauris, 1998.
Maciej Janowski is an Associate Professor at CEU and in the Institute of History of Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, and author of Polish Liberal Thought before 1918. Budapest: CEU Press, 2004.
Dominic Lieven is a Professor in LSE and the author of, among other books, Empire: The Russian Empire and its Rivals. John Murray, 2000 and The Aristocracy in Europe, 1815–1914. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.
Alexei Miller is an Associate Professor at CEU, a senior researcher in the Institute of Scientific Information in Humanities of Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow and the author of The Ukrainian Question. The Russian Empire and Nationalism in the Nineteenth Century. NY-Budapest: CEU Press, 2003; [Between Local and Interimperial: Russian Imperial History in Search for Scope and Paradigm.] // Kritika, Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History. 2004 (1).
Sergei Podbolotov is a deputy Director at the Center for Russian Studies, Bilkent University, Ankara, and is currently working on [Russian Nationalism and the Crisis of the Empire, 1905–1917] (to be published in 2005).
Alfred J. Rieber is a Professor at CEU and the author of Merchants and Entrepreneurs in Imperial Russia. Chapel Hill: 1982; [Persistent Factors in