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Chelsea Michta, Ph.D.

Research Fellow, 2020-2021

Dr. Chelsea (“Chels”) Michta is a Research Fellow at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. She recently earned her doctorate from the University of Cambridge where she wrote her dissertation on political realignments in Poland during and after the post-communist transition. In 2019 she was a Title VIII Central/East European Area Studies Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis and has held internships at Freedom House, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Dr. Michta received her BA from Amherst College and her MPhil from Cambridge.