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Y. (Yaroslava) Marusyk, MA

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Curriculum Vitae

Yaroslava (Yara) Marusyk is a PhD candidate at the International Relations and International Organization Department of the University of Groningen working on a dissertation titled The Role of the EU and Russian Norms, Values and Principles in Energy Security and Energy Transition Discourses.

Her research interests are energy security, energy transition, sustainability, global energy governance, critical geopolitics (in particular, geopolitics of gas and renewables), international conflict management.

In particular, she is interested in foreign and energy security policies of the EU member states, Russia, Ukraine, China and the USA as well as their role in global governance.

She has an extensive working experience in public affairs/government relations, advocacy/lobbying and international project management.

Among previously held non-academic positions are American Chamber of Commerce (Kyiv, Ukraine), National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (Kyiv, Ukraine), Guangdong  AIB Polytechnic College (Guangzhou, China), Canadian Consulate General (Los Angeles, USA), Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation (Kyiv, Ukraine).


Muskie 2 Year Graduate Program in International Relations, School of International Relations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

MA in Political Science (Diploma with Honors), University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine

BA in Political Science, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine


Awards & Scholarships:

E. Muskie/Freedom Support Act Graduate Program, US Department of State (21-month Fellowship, University of Southern California)

Harvard Summer School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, Renaissance Foundation and Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute Scholarship

Internship at the House of Commons, Canadian Parliament, Ottawa, Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Program (CUPP) Scholarship



Ukrainian & Russian native, English as native, Dutch (Niveau B2), German (Grundstufe III).

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