Yevgenia Gaber

Dr. Yevgeniya Gaber is a Ukrainian foreign policy expert, a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council IN TURKEY and the Center in Modern Turkish Studies, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA), Carleton University. She is also teaching a MA course on the Black Sea security at NPSIA as a visiting scholar and 2022 Özerdinç – Grimes Fellow.

Prior to this, she worked as a Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine (2021), Deputy Director of the Diplomatic Academy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2018-2020), Second Secretary in political affairs in the Embassy of Ukraine in Ankara (2014-2018) and Assistant Professor at the International Relations Department of Odesa National Mechnikov University (2009-2014). 

She holds MA in International Relations from Odesa National Mechnikov University, PhD in Political Science from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University and has got professional education in the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael and Center on Public Diplomacy at the Annenberg School, University of Southern California.

Her research interests cover European and Black Sea regional security, with a particular focus on foreign policies of Ukraine, Russia and Turkey. She has given lectures on the related topics for the Estonian School of Diplomacy, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, George C. Marshall European Centre for Security Studies, NATO Professional Development Programme and leading schools of international affairs. She is widely published and is a frequent commentator in national and international media.

Dr. Gaber is a 2012-2013 Black Sea Young Reformers Fellow and a 2022 Marshall Memorial Fellow (GMF).