Misha Glenny has been visiting professor at Columbia University´s Harriman Institute, teaching a course on “crime in transition” Since January 2012. He is the author of several books, including the bestseller, McMafia, and Nemesis.
He is a former correspondent for the Guardian and the BBC. He specialized in reporting on the Yugoslav wars in the early 1990s following the breakup of Yugoslavia. While at the BBC, Glenny won 1993´s Sony Gold Award for his outstanding contribution to broadcasting. Glenny has advised the United States and some European governments on policy issues and for three years ran an NGO helping with the reconstruction of Serbia, Macedonia and Kosovo.
He studied Drama at Bristol University and Charles University in Prague.