Ryan Scherba

Associate Program Officer, Center for Diplomatic Engagement @ Meridian

Ryan Scherba joined Meridian in the summer of 2021 as an Associate Program Officer with the Center for Diplomatic Engagement. He previously worked as the Director of Balkan Insider where he convened high-level dignitaries and leaders and wrote a daily newsletter on the Balkans. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kosovo from 2015 to 2017 in Klokot. Before joining the Peace Corps, Ryan worked in Russia from 2012 to 2015. He holds a master’s degree in International Affairs with a specialization in Peace Building, Stabilization, and Humanitarian Affairs from the Institute of World Politics and bachelors’ degrees in International Affairs and German from Marquette University. Ryan is proficient in Albanian, BCSM (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Montenegrin), German, and Russian.