Where does the Ukraine War go from here? Examining escalation scenarios

Burned out residential building in Kyiv, February 2022

Where does the Ukraine War go from here? Examining escalation scenarios

William Antholis, Philip Potter, Allan C. Stam

Monday, March 21, 2022
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EDT)
Event Details

As Russia’s war in Ukraine closes in on a month, University of Virginia experts engage in a wide-ranging discussion on where the war might be headed, what escalation might look like, and the possible effects of a protracted conflict.

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of the George and Judy Marcus Democracy Praxis Fund. It is co-sponsored by the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the National Security Policy Center.


Monday, March 21, 2022
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EDT)
Online webinar
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William Antholis

William J. Antholis has served as director and CEO of UVA's Miller Center of Public Affairs since January 2015. In that time, the Miller Center has strengthened its position as the leading nonpartisan research institution on the American presidency and worked with scholars across the University of Virginia to deliver vital research to policymakers and the public. Before coming to the Miller Center, Antholis served as managing director at the Brookings Institution from 2004 to 2014, working directly with Brookings's president and vice presidents. Antholis is the author of Inside Out India and China: Local Politics Go Global (2013) and co-author (with Strobe Talbott) of Fast Forward: Ethics and Politics in the Age of Global Warming (2010). He has published articles, book chapters, and opinion pieces on U.S. politics, U.S. foreign policy, international organizations, the G8, climate change, and trade.

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Philip Potter

Philip Potter is an Associate Professor specializing in foreign policy and international relations. He also conducts research in the area of international terrorism and is a principal investigator for a Department of Defense Minerva Initiative project to map and analyze collaborative relationships between terrorist organizations. Professor Potter has recently published articles in International Organization, Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, and the Annual Review of Political Science. His book, War and Democratic Constraint (with Matthew Baum), is now available from Princeton University Press. He has been a fellow at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania and holds degrees from UCLA and McGill University.

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Allan C. Stam

Allan C. Stam is a professor of public policy and politics and former dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. Previously, he was director of the International Policy Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and professor of political science and senior research scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. Prior to moving to Michigan in 2007, he was the Daniel Webster Professor at Dartmouth College (2000-2007) and was assistant professor at Yale University (1996-2000). His research focuses on the dynamics of armed conflict between and within states