Recent Visiting Scholars and Experts

The Kozmetsky Center periodically hosts short-term resident visiting scholars and practitioners from the United States and around the world to share their expertise and diverse perspectives with the St. Edward’s University community


2017 Visiting Professor, Dr. Igor Okunev, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO)


Dr. Maura Conway

Roundtable session hosted by Global Austin & the Consulate of Ireland in Austin was held in September 2018 to introduce Dr. Maura Conway to representatives of the academic, policy, & private sector interested in internet/cyber security, terrorism & extremism


2016-2017 Visiting Senior Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Volodymyr Dubovyk, Odessa National University, Ukraine


2019 Visiting Scholar, Dr. Teodor Moga, Lecturer at the Centre for European Studies, Faculty of Law, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi (Romania)


2019 Visiting Scholar, Dr. Artyom Lukin, Associate Professor, Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russia

The Kozmetsky Center provides a forum for building productive engagements between St. Edward's University students and faculty, Austin and the world; our visiting global experts engage with the community in exchanging perspectives, expertise and fostering sustained professional ties


St. Edward's University Professor Charles Porter leads delegation of visiting scholars from Europe/Russia for tour of the Texas State Capitol


Dr. Valbona Zeneli (Albania) briefs colleagues at the Office of the Governor of Texas on Albania's economic development exchanging views on factors contributing to an attractive investment climate


St. Edward's University and University of Texas Austin faculty discuss transatlantic security issues with visiting international experts at our annual co-sponsored conference event


Visiting expert scholars and community leaders of the nations of Southeastern Europe meet with Austin's 51st Mayor Lee Leffingwell (2009-2015)