Doug Klain is an assistant director at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, where he assists in the Council’s work on Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. He joined the Atlantic Council in 2019 as an intern for the Eurasia Center. Klain writes for the Council’s blogs and has been published by various outlets including the Hill, the National Interest, and the Kyiv Independent, and has been interviewed by outlets including Al Jazeera, RFE/RL, and the Age.

Klain earned his bachelor’s degree from DePaul University, where he studied political science and Russian studies, and graduated cum laude. While studying in Chicago, he worked as the news director and senior podcast producer for Radio DePaul and as the opinions editor for the DePaulia newspaper. He was awarded the College Media Association’s Pinnacle Award for Best Podcast in 2018. He is a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society.