The Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center
An experienced attorney, Tim Broas serves as a partner in the litigation department of Winston & Strawn LLP. Timothy Broas also supports the efforts of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Assisted by the contributions of Tim Broas and others, the Wilson Center remains dedicated to fostering an open dialogue on some of the most important global issues of the day. Through its Kennan Institute, named after former Ambassador George F. Kennan, the Wilson Center seeks to improve American understanding of Russia, the Ukraine, and surrounding states.
To accomplish its mission, the Kennan Institute provides a number of residential scholarships for students in social sciences and the humanities and for members of the media, government, and private entities. It also hosts lectures and conferences that draw prominent international scholars in the United States and Russia and publishes its activities in reports, books, and papers. In recent years, the institute has focused on topics such as Central Asia, culture and civic expression, the rule of law, and the challenges posed by migration and urbanization.