Our Team in Balkans


Zack Kraushar

Balkans Country Director

Focusing his academic research on Genocide studies, Zack graduated from Pomona College with a degree in Sociology. Prior to Rustic, with a lifelong passion for travel and education, Zack worked as a high school English teacher in Japan and a historical tour guide in his hometown of New York City. In his time off, Zack has backpacked extensively throughout Europe and Asia, visiting over fifty-five countries thus far. When he is not managing programs in the Balkans, Zack may be spotted running through the park or dancing at a local music festival.

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