Cordelia Buchanan Ponczek

Title VIII Fellow, Transatlantic Leadership

Cordelia Buchanan Ponczek is a Title VIII Fellow in the Transatlantic Leadership program at CEPA.

Buchanan Ponczek graduated from the University of Oxford with an MPhil (dist.) in Russian and East European Studies and was awarded the Michael Kaser Prize for the best political economy thesis. Previously, she earned her BA (magna cum laude) in Political Science at Miami University, with a focus on Russian kleptocracy and petroleum transit in the Caspian Sea region. At CEPA, she will research the domestic drivers of Polish and Hungarian foreign policy.

Written by Cordelia Buchanan Ponczek

Treacherous Times for Afghanistan’s Neighbors The Tajik leader is becoming the most popular man on the block following the U.S. withdrawal
Poland Stumbles on Migration Rhetoric However much Poland’s government wants to keep developing world migrants at bay, events are confounding its policy
Serbia’s New Age Mine Stirs Age Old Fears Foreign investment in Serbia’s mining sector has been colored by unhappy experiences with China. Could a multibillion-dollar Western investment be the fix?
Finland’s Hushed Energy Dealings with Russia Finland would rather not discuss its stake in Nord Stream 2, or its other energy dealings with Russia
Risks and Rewards of a U.S. Return to Central Asia China and Russia will be watching events with considerable interest.
What Can We Do About Poland and Hungary? What’s gone wrong, why it matters, where it’s heading, and what to do about it