Thomas Kent is a specialist on disinformation, journalistic ethics and Russian affairs. He is a senior fellow of the Jamestown Foundation in Washington and adjunct associate professor at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University. Previously, he was president and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He also was standards (ethics) editor and head of international news of The Associated Press, and head of AP’s bureaus in Moscow and Tehran. He is a graduate of the Russian Studies program at Yale University.