Since 1988, the PIN Program, formerly has been conducted by an international Steering Committee of scholars, meeting three times a year to develop and propagate new knowledge about the processes of negotiation.
Mikhail Troitskiy is associate director of MacArthur Foundation's Moscow office and adjunct professor at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). Troitskiy holds a doctoral degree in political science from the Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (2003). In 2003-09, he worked at MGIMO University in Moscow as associate professor and deputy dean of the School of Political Affairs. He has held visiting fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, as well as at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. His research interests include U.S. foreign policy, Eurasian security, Russia-U.S. and Russia-NATO relations. Troitskiy has published a research monograph and a series of book chapters, articles and papers in both Russian and English. He has contributed op-eds to International Herald Tribune and Moscow Times as well as a variety Russian-language print media.