Security Assistance Monitor
Native of Odessa (Ukraine), Nika graduated from Old Dominion University in August 2014 with a B.A. and M.A. degrees in International Studies. She wrote her Master’s thesis on the Western Sahara Conflict. As a senior she completed an internship with Norfolk Sister City Association and upon graduation worked as a Fundraiser for the UN Refugee Agency. Her research interests include the Question of Refugees in International Relations Theory, International Relations of Middle East and North Africa and Cross-Cultural Dialogue. She is a very passionate linguist and currently speaks five languages. Former varsity player, Nika competes in local tennis leagues in her spare time. Her hobbies also include dancing and impressionist art.