Journalist alumnus Terrell Jermaine Starr to visit campus

Q&A part of the "Russia's War on Ukraine: An IGI Series on Global Responsibilities"

Russia, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) is hosting "A Conversation with Terrell Jermaine Starr" on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30pm. The event will be in the Auditorium of the Campus Instructional Facility (CIF), as well as on Zoom. The event is free and open to the public. To register for the on-line portion of the event, please visit:  If you would like to submit a question in advanced, please forward the question to:

Starr earned a master’s degree in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) in 2008 and a master’s degree in journalism in 2009 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is an independent journalist who has been reporting from Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion. He is the founder and host of the Black Diplomats podcast, where he covers geopolitical issues. Starr can be found on Twitter @terrelljstarr

The Q&A event is sponsored by Russia, East European, and Eurasian Center; the Department of African American Studies and co-sponsored by the Department of Journalism; Illinois Global Institute; and the offices of the Provost and the Chancellor.

News Bureau story can be found here: War correspondent, alumnus Terrell Jermaine Starr to speak on campus