David Satter, PhD

David Satter, PhD, is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and is also a visiting scholar of the Johns Hopkins University Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, a senior fellow of the Jamestown Foundation, and a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. He specializes in the Soviet Union and Russia in the post communist era. He is the author of Age of Delirium: The Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union (Alfred A. Knopf, 1996; in paperback, Yale Press, 2001) and Darkness at Dawn: The Rise of the Russian Criminal State (Yale Press, 2003). He has contributed articles and commentary pieces to numerous magazines and newspapers, including Wall Street Journal editorial page, Encounter, Los Angeles Times, National Interest, National Review, New Republic, New York Review of Books, Reader’s Digest, and Washington Times. Previously, he was the Moscow correspondent for the London Financial Times. After completing his term in Moscow, Satter was a special correspondent on Soviet affairs for The Wall Street Journal.