Taylor is currently pursuing a dual J.D. and M.A. in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her background includes a B.A. in Global Affairs from UT San Antonio with minors in Russian and Linguistics. She intends to work in energy law because she wants to make the world more efficient and sustainable while working with sophisticated clients, and her “dream job” would ideally expect her to utilize multiple languages (especially English and Russian) in the workplace.
Surveillance, Liberty, & Privacy: A Conversation on National Security & Emerging Technologies with Adam Klein
November 20th, 2023 | Season 6 | 43 mins 21 secs
free speech, global affairs, national security, surveillance, technology
On this episode, Adam Klein, director of the Strauss Center for International Security & Law, shares his insights on the concerns around security versus freedom of speech; his work covering the confluence of law, surveillance, and emerging technologies; and his perspectives on intelligence agencies and their role in global affairs.
September 26th, 2023 | Season 6 | 37 mins 14 secs
cold war, culture, film, immigration, media, post-soviet
On this episode, Misha and Taylor speak with Lada Egorova, a Russian filmmaker in Los Angeles who has an ambitious and timely project, creating a TV comedy series about Slavic culture and people in the United States, specifically LA. Thanks for listening!