Nina Wieda

Nina Wieda has a PhD in Slavic from Northwestern University and an MA in Nationalism Studies from Central European University, Budapest.  Her research centers on culturally determined attitudes towards spending: why people choose to spend or save and what those behaviors mean to them.  Nina is trained in analyzing daily behaviors through the prism of values and ideas that affect those behaviors.  A former Assistant Professor at Middlebury College, Nina also has experience in journalism, advertising, and consumer research.  She organizes the annual International Student Film Competition for CIMMfest and writes plays that have been staged in New York and London.