Dean, Political Science and Diplomacy Faculty, Vytautas Magnus UniversityLithuania
Šarunas Liekis is Professor and Dean of the Political Science and Diplomacy Faculty at Vytautas Magnus University and President of the Advisory Board of Vilnius Institute for Policy Analysis. Earlier, Prof. Liekis was Miles Lerman Research Fellow at the USHMM, Director of Programs at the Open Society Fund Lithuania, Research and Teaching Assistant at Brandeis University, Expert for the Lithuanian Government Department for Minorities, Country Expert, a Member of the Bureau for the ECRI at the Council of Europe, and Country Deputy Expert for the EUMC in Vienna, Austria. Prof. Liekis is author and co-author of five books and more than 60 academic articles. Prof. Liekis received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University, Waltham, USA.