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Happy to announce that I have been selected for the Aleksanteri Visiting Fellowships 2022-2023! See you in Helsinki!
Political scientist and human rights activist with an interdisciplinary background (International Economic Relations, Gender Studies, Psychology, Political Science).
Currently a Visiting Professor and EUTOPIA Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
I am also a Senior FWO Fellow (2021/2026, start postponed due to EUTOPIA fellowship).
I hold a Ph.D. degree in Political Science from Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, and a degree of Candidate of Science in Economics from Oles Honchar National University, Dnipro, Ukraine.
My research interests and expertise include human rights and, in particular, rights of LGBTQ+ people, gender equality, queer migration, urban studies, space and sexuality, anti-gender movements in Europe, heteroactivism, and political homophobia.
I am currently working on a 5-year project on resistances to gender and sexual equalities in Eastern Partnership Countries.
Outside academia, as a diversity and inclusion expert, coach and freelance consultant and trainer, I offer gender and diversity audit, mentorship, workshops, seminars, presentations and talks on tolerance, diversity, sexual education, sexuality, education abroad, fundraising, grant-writing, gender equality, and other topics upon request.