Welcome to 2022 Ozerdinc-Grimes Fellow, Dr. Yevgeniya Gaber, at the Centre in Modern Turkish Studies housed in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University.

Dr. Yevgeniya Gaber is a Ukrainian foreign policy expert and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Center in Modern Turkish Studies, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University.

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 where she taught courses on Turkish Studies in 2009-2014.

She holds MA in International Relations from the same University, PhD in Political Science from Kyiv National T.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 focus on security and foreign policies of Ukraine, Russia and Turkey. Dr. Gaber is widely published, and 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 as well as leading universities in Europe, Canada and the US.

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