Blair Ruble

Vice President for Programs, the Woodrow Wilson Center

Blair Ruble

Vice President for Programs, the Woodrow Wilson Center

Biography

Vice President for Programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Director of the Center’s Urban Sustainability Laboratory

Blair A. Ruble is currently Vice President for Programs at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Director of the Center’s Urban Sustainability Laboratory.  He also is Senior Advisor to the Center’s Kennan Institute.  Previously, he served as the Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) as well as of the Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Program (1992-2014), and was Director of the its Program on Global Sustainability and Resilience (2012-2014).  A native of New York, Dr. Ruble worked previously at the Social Science Research Council in New York City, as well as at the National Council for Soviet and East European Research in Washington. More information here.