Maryna got her Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree, M.A. in International Relations: Global Governance and Social Theory at the University of Bremen, Germany. She also did an Erasmus+ exchange semester at the Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg.
Prior to her employment at HCSS, Maryna was working at the public-private partnership management office/advisory body to the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. Her research interests include, among others, contemporary security studies (with a focus on Eastern Europe), gender and climate policies.