Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
Kataryna Wolczuk

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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

Past experience

2003-presentProfessor/Reader/Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham
2002-03Jean Monnet Fellow, European University Institute Florence
1995-96Research Associate, University of Birmingham