Emily Holland is assistant professor at the Russia Maritime Studies Institute, Strategic and Operational Research Department, United States Naval War College. Her expertise is on energy politics, corruption, Russian and European foreign policy, and US-Russia relations. Her book project, entitled “Poisoned by Gas: Institutional Failure, Energy Dependence and Security,” elucidates the relationship between foreign policy, domestic politics and the natural gas trade in the post-Soviet region. During summer 2017 she was the International Research Fellow at the Government Accountability Project and has previously held appointments at the European Council on Foreign Relations and the German Institute for Economic Research (Berlin). Holland also works as a consultant on the governance of extractive industries and anti-corruption initiatives in the post-Soviet space. She holds a B.A in Political Science, and an M.A and Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University.