Paul A. Goble (born 1949) is an American analyst, writer and columnist with expertise
on Russia. Trained at Miami University (B.A., 1970) and the University of Chicago (M.A.,
1973), he is the editor of four volumes on ethnic issues in the former Soviet Union and has
published more than 150 articles on ethnic and nationality questions. Goble served as
special adviser on Soviet nationality issues and Baltic affairs to Secretary of State James