Marion Ferguson

Program Coordinator



Marion Ferguson is the Program Coordinator for the Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies. She studied cultural anthropology at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she focused on global diasporas and issues of cultural representation. She earned her Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Washington. Marion also spent a year living in Tampere, Finland as a Rotary exchange student. She is passionate about indigenous rights and representation, and is very interested in the effects that domestic and international policies have on them.


  • University of Washington, M.P.A., 2017
  • University of Massachusetts Boston, B.A., 2012
  • University of Edinburgh, Undergraduate Degree, 2007