Laura Sadovnikoff

STAR Coordinator

Biography

Laura Sadovnikoff has held several positions at Brown University's Watson Institute, including administrative director of the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes  (BIARI), program manager of the Global Environment Program, manager of the Watson International Scholars of the Environment Program, and program manager of the Humanitarianism and War Project. Laura holds a BA in Russian language and literature from Brown University. After studying at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow, she spent several years in the field of US/Soviet cultural exchange, and led over 20 trips to the former Soviet Union. Before coming to Brown, Laura was dean of students at the Putney School in Vermont, and lived and worked in Sao Paulo, Brazil.