Mariana Budjeryn

Mariana Budjeryn

- 2018 Ukraine Nuclear History Project Research Fellow

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Mariana Budjeryn is a research fellow with the Project on Managing the Atom and International Security Program at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center. She was previously a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow also at the Belfer Center. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary. Her current research examines the history of nuclear disarmament of Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan following the collapse of the Soviet Union with the focus on the role of international norms, institutions, and great power coercion in nuclear nonproliferation. Her analytical contributions on post-Soviet disarmament and the current Ukrainian-Russian crisis have appeared in The Nonproliferation Review, Harvard International Review, World Affairs Journal, Arms Control Today, and the Wilson Center publications.

Now Mariana is 2018 Ukraine Nuclear History Project Research Fellow at Odessa Center for Nonproliferation, Odessa, Ukraine.

Mariana holds an M.A. in International Relations from CEU and a B.A. in Political Science from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine.