John C. Stanko is an incoming Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science, and he also plans to pursue a M.S.Ed. in International & Comparative Education. John’s broader research area is Russia-China relations, with a focus on how Beijing and Moscow are using educational cooperation, particularly in the field of higher education, to strengthen ties. John previously earned a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Texas Tech University and a Master’s degree in Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies from the University of Kansas before spending the last 2 years working as an English teacher in Moscow.
John C. Stanko
Graduate Student, Political Science