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Olena Guseinova

Ms. Guseinova holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Kyiv International University, a master’s degree in security studies from Sogang University and a doctoral degree in international relations from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Her particular areas of interest include survival of buffer states, behavioral patterns of rival great powers, evolution and change of regional orders in Europe, East and South East Asia, foreign policy of Russia, nuclear strategy of DPRK and inter-Korean relations. Her current research focuses on the security problems of small and medium-sized states entrapped in the geopolitical competition of much more powerful regional and international players.