Polina SINOVETS – Associate Professor, Ph.D in Political Science, Department of International Relations, Political Science and Sociology, Odesa I.I. Mechnikov National University; Head of Odesa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP), currently based at the University of Malta. Also Dr. Sinovets holds the position of the Affiliate Professor at the University of Malta and the research fellow at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.
In 2003-2012, she worked as senior research associate at Ukraine’s National Institute for Strategic Studies, then as a fellow at the NATO Defense College in Rome (2015). In 2017-2018 – Fulbright Fellow at James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. Dr. Sinovets is an expert in nuclear weapons policy and has published articles in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Russia in Global Politics, and NATO Defense College Research Papers, among others. Areas of expertise: nuclear deterrence, strategic stability, Russian nuclear policy, European security. Author of more than 80 research publications in scientific journals of Ukraine, US, Russia.