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Nikolay Megits, IEECA Executive Director and JEECAR Editor-in-Chief with a distinguished record of academic achievement in lecturing and scholarly research

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Natalya (Natasha) Delcoure, IEECA Director – is a Professor of Finance and Dean of College of Business Administration at the TX A&M University – Kingsville

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Tom Hanson, IEECA Director – former Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State. Also worked on the Foreign Relations Committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives

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Nazar Mustapha, IEECA Director – is an Assistant Professor of Finance at New Orleans Dillard University, LA

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Ran Liu, IEECA Director – is marketing and global economic expert with emphases on China, East and Central Asia. He serves as adjunct instructor and guest speaker at multiple universities














The Institute of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (IEECA) is organized exclusively for research and charitable purposes with mission to promote high-quality multi-disciplinary scientific and academic research. Its primary goal is to serve the academia, by providing a forum for academicians and graduate students engaged in research and peer-reviewed studies in fields of International Affairs, Economics, Accounting, Management, Finance, Marketing, and other business areas. This purpose and the activities of the Corporation fall within the provisions of the IRS code, Section 501(c)(3).


IEECA performs research in areas concerning the political and economic developments of Eastern Europe and Central Asia in relationship to Western European nations and China. By Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the IEECA refers to Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, and five post-Soviet Central Asian states: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

In order to find realistic answers to the contemporary economical and political issues occurring in East Europe, Central Asia and the world, IEECA seeks to advance research and discussion about international issues by both academic and practical approach.

IEECA establishes connections with universities and NGOs from different continents across different arenas, including international business, multi-lateral policy and academia. It hosts scholars and leaders from around the world as resident or non-resident fellows to pursue high level opinions on complicated academic or socioeconomic issues of international community.

If you have questions contact us at:

IEECA Institute
1600 University Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413