Laura Henry is the John F. and Dorothy H. Magee Associate Professor of Government and Legal Studies at Bowdoin College. In 2007-08, Prof. Henry spent the academic year as a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Center for Independent Social Research in St. Petersburg, Russia. Her publications include books and articles covering topics ranging from environmental activism to political and social rights in Russia, and she has been invited to speak around the country and the world. Prof. Henry is a graduate of Wellesley College, and earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley.