Ph.D. in Political Science (International Relations), International Political Relations Analyst, expert on Latin American and Caribbean countries` foreign policy.
Education: MA in Geography, 1999, Simferopol State University (Tavrida National University), Simferopol, Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine. PhD in Political Sciences (International Relations), 2004. Postgraduate course (2000 – 2004), Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Author of 54 published scientific works (including 8 sections in collective monographs), as well as more than 20 publications in periodicals, analytical reports for various state agencies and entities and for international foundations.
Provided numerous interviews on various issues of domestic and foreign policy of Latin America to national periodicals, radio and TV channels. From 2005 to 2011 collaborated with the BBC News Ukrainian radio as a main Latin American policy expert
In 2004 – 2015 worked as Senior Researcher at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Institute of World Economy and International Relations; State Institution “Institute of World History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine”, Kyiv).
Worked as lecturer (teached lecture courses “Foreign policy”, “Political geography”, “International organizations”) in several Ukrainian universities, among them National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” and National Aviation University.
Fluency in Spanish and English languages
July 2013 to present – member of the Association of Hispanists of Ukraine (Asociación de Hispanistas de Ucrania)