Kataryna Wolczuk is professor of East European Politics at the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies (CREES), University of Birmingham. She holds an MA in Law from the University of Gdansk, Poland, an MSocSc and a PhD from University of Birmingham. She has been a director and deputy director of CREES and has had academic positions at University of Florence (Italy), Uppsala University (Sweden) and University of Lucerne (Switzerland). She has extensive experience of working with international organizations, think-tanks, governments and international media and has travelled extensively to the post-Soviet countries. She frequently contributes to conferences and events related to the Eastern Partnership, Eurasian integration as well as Ukrainian domestic and foreign policies.
Areas of expertise
- Relations between the EU and the post-Soviet states
- EU’s policy in the Eastern neighbourhood
- The Eurasian Economic Union and its implications for EU's eastern policy
- Politics of Ukraine
|2003-present||Professor/Reader/Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham|
|2002-03||Jean Monnet Fellow, European University Institute Florence|
|1995-96||Research Associate, University of Birmingham|
- The Struggle for Ukraine Chatham House Report 18 October 2017
- The Eurasian Economic Union: Deals, Rules and the Exercise of Power Research paper 2 May 2017
- Russia, the Eurasian Customs Union and the EU: Cooperation, Stagnation or Rivalry? Chatham House Briefing 1 August 2012
- Poland and Ukraine: A Strategic Partnership in a Changing Europe? Book 12 December 2002
- Abandoning the Eastern Partnership Would Be a Terrible Act of Self-Harm for Poland 21 November 2017
- EU Must Be Bolder in Driving Reform in Ukraine 12 April 2017
- No Economic Bright Spot in Tensions Between the EU, Ukraine and Russia 17 December 2015
- Ukraine and Europe: Re-Shuffling the Boundaries of Order Thesis Eleven 136(1), 2016.
- Managing the flows of gas and rules: Ukraine between the EU and Russia Eurasian Geography and Economics, 57(1), 2016.
- The Ukrainian Crisis and the Post-Post-Cold War Europe with D. Averre (eds.) special issue of Europe-Asia Studies, 64(4), 2016.
- Beyond geopolitics: exploring the impact of the EU and Russia in the “contested neighborhood” with E. Ademmer and L. Delcour (eds.) special issue of Eurasian Geography and Economics, 57(1), 2016.
- Between Dependence and Integration: Ukraine's Relations with Russia with R. Dragneva, Europe-Asia Studies, 68(4), 2016.
- The EU’s Unexpected ‘Ideal Neighbour’? The Perplexing Case of Armenia’s Europeanisation with L. Delcour, Journal of European Integration, 37(4), 2015.
- Ukraine between the EU and Russia: The Integration Challenge with R. Dragneva, Basingstoke, 2015
- Eurasian Economic Integration: Law, Policy, and Politics with R. Dragneva, Chelthenham, 2013
- Spoiler or facilitator of democratization?: Russia's role in Georgia and Ukraine with L. Delcour, Democratization, 22(3), 2015
- The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the Challenges of Inter-regionalism with R. Dragneva, Review of Central and East European Law, 39 (3-4), 2014
- Trade and Geopolitics: should the EU engage with the Eurasian Economic Union with R. Dragneva, Policy Brief, European Policy Centre, Brussels, April 2015