American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Steering Committee

Steering Committee

The members of the program’s steering committee oversee the application and admission processes. They help students with selecting the elective courses according to the program’s requirements. They can assist students in choosing the topics and supervisors for the MA theses. Students can refer to the steering committee’s members with any question, request, comment or complaint regarding the program.


Christopher Baker, MA. Research Coordinator, Central Asian Studies Institute. Core Faculty Member of MACAS.  

Emil Juraev, PhD. Associate Professor, International and Comparative Politics, AUCA. Core Faculty Member of MACAS.  

Mokhira Suyarkulova, PhD.  Associate Professor, Sociology, AUCA. Core Faculty Member of MACAS. 

Philipp Schroeder, PhD. Postdoctoral researcher, lecturer and coordinator of the BA program. Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Freiburg (Germany) 

Alexander Wolters, PhD. Director of OSCE Academy in Bishkek. 

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