University of Florida Experts Weigh in on the War in Ukraine

Scholars offer historical, political and cultural perspectives on Russia’s invasion

As the campus community watches and reacts to unfolding scenes of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a panel of UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences professors came together to try to make sense of it all, sharing their diverse expertise to provide clarity on the conflict.

On the evening of March 1, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with additional support from UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service(opens in new tab) and the Center for European Studies(opens in new tab), hosted the public panel, titled “War in Ukraine: Why, How, and What Happens Next.”

More than 500 people tuned into the discussion over Zoom and live at Pugh Hall. AMIE KREPPEL, a Jean Monnet Chair, Director of the Center for European Studies and professor of political science, moderated the event, featuring the following panelists:


Lauren Barnett March 8, 2022