Professor of Mongolian and late Imperial, early Modern Chinese History at the university of Pennsylvania. His dissertation and first book Young Mongols and Vigilantes in Inner Mongolia’s Interregnum Decades 1911-1931, examined the nationalist movement in Inner Mongolia. He has appeared on numerous television shows about the Mongol world empire and is author of the Encyclopedia of Mongolia and Mongol empire
He began his career as a research staff member at the Institute of Geology of Mongolian Academy of Sciences and currently is the director of Mongolia’s Institute of Paleontology and Geology. Dr. Tsogtbaatar is one of the leading field experts of Mongolian paleontology, having began his work in 1980s
Naraa was born in Ulaanbaatar and studied international relations at the National University of Mongolia. She has 12 years of experience in client services and administration including project coordination, managing complex schedules, organizing events, preparing briefing books
and packages, hosting international programmes, and training. She is fluent in Russian and English, and currently works as the Vice President of Children International Summer Village’s National Association of Mongolia.
Holds the Gerard A. Bertrand Chair of Natural History and field Ornithology at Mass Audubon. He has been a professional conservationist for more than thirty years and served as a Director of Mass Audubon’s Center for Biological Conservation. Author of the Birdwatchers Companion to the North American Birdlife and Birds of Mongolia books
Renowned scholar of Mongolian art and culture. She was born and raised in Mongolia and obtained her PhD degree in Art History from the University of California, Berkeley, where she continues to teach courses in Mongolian and Tibetan arts. She has curated Mongolian art exhibitions internationally in Asia, Europe and the US, with her most recent shows being in Hong Kong and Venice, Italy
Temuujin obtained his education in Moscow while Mongolia was still a communist country. His expert knowledge of Mongolia’s contemporary history, combined with his working experience as a curator of Mongolia’s Fine Arts Museum makes him an exceptionally qualified travel leader for any of our programs. He earned his degree in history from the
Institute of Youth and worked as a researcher at the Institute of Philosophy at Humanitarian Academy in Moscow during the “Perestroika” period.
Professor of History, Dean of faculty of humanities and head of the department of Archaeology at the Ulaanbaatar University. He is the author of several mongolian books and has co-authered many publications, including the history of Mongolia and the Treasures of Xionnu. He is most known for leading a discovery of the largest known tomb site of Xionnu period at the location known as Gol Mod-II
Head of the Mongolian Bird Conservation center, one of the leading representatives of the new generation of Mongolian ornithologists. He has worked with raptors of Central Mongolia and Gobi desert for the last decade plus. His research spreads all over Mongolia with more focus on eastern and central parts, as well as most parts of the Gobi.
Duuya was born as the youngest daughter of a family with 8 children in Uvs province, one of Mongolia’s most remote regions. Each summer, until the age of 12, Duuya helped her parents to raise their livestock, learning to milk cows, yaks, sheep, and goats. She believes her childhood and traditional upbringing taught her to be resourceful, committed, and strong.