Hassan Malik is a PhD candidate in international history at Harvard University and a fellow in the Program on Global Society and Security at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He is interested in financial and international history, and is writing a dissertation on the financial history of the Russian Revolution, with a particular focus on the role of American, British, and French financiers in the Russian markets from c. 1880 to 1930.
Hassan worked for several years in investment banking in for J.P. Morgan and Troika Dialog in New York and Moscow after graduating from the University of Chicago. Hassan has lived in Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Venezuela, Malaysia, Russia, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He is fluent in Russian, Spanish, and Urdu, and is proficient in French.