Alexander J. Motyl
Alexander J. Motyl (Ph.D., Columbia University, 1984) is professor of political science at Rutgers University-Newark. He served as associate director of the Harriman Institute at Columbia University in 1992-1998 and of the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers (1999-2008). A specialist on Ukraine, Russia, and the USSR, he is the author of seven academic books and the editor or co-editor of over fifteen volumes, including The Encyclopedia of Nationalism and The Holodomor Reader: A Sourcebook on the Famine of 1932–1933 in Ukraine.
Marta Baziuk is Executive Director of the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC), a project of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta (Toronto office). For the past ten years, she has worked to promote awareness and understanding of the Holodomor through a range of research, education and outreach activities, engaging academic audiences and the broader public. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.
Marta has more than 25 years’ experience in international development and the not-for-profit sector. While representing the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) in the 1990s, she worked with Ukrainian activists to establish the first nationwide election monitoring organization, the Non-Partisan Committee of Voters. As Field Program Officer in Ukraine for Winrock International, Marta oversaw the establishment of a network of women’s centers that offer job skills training programs, domestic violence hotlines, and other services.
Bohdan Klid is Research Director of the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. He is editor of Empire, Colonialism, and Famine in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (2022), and co-editor, with Alexander Motyl, of The Holodomor Reader: A Sourcebook on the Famine of 1932–1933 in Ukraine (2012). In addition to scholarly articles on the famine of 1932–1933, he has written on contemporary popular music, politics and national culture in Ukraine; on the nineteenth-century historian Volodymyr Antonovych; and on Ukrainian historiography of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.