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Thesis title: Trajectories of state and regime development in Central Asia and Caucasus: Informal and formal political institutions
Start year: 2015
Sofya Omarova is a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow and PhD student in Politics
She received an MA Degree in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva, Switzerland). Sofya has work experience in a number of international organizations, including the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Commission for Europe (UNECE) and International Organization for Migration (IOM).
Ms Omarova is a recipient of multiple international fellowships, such as European Commission Marie Curie Sklodowska Horizon 2020 Innovative Training Networks Grant, Swiss Federal Excellency Scholarship, Nazarbayev Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievements.
The study of authoritarian regimes, including their political stability and the nation-building practices in Central Asia and the broader post-Soviet space.