Dr Vira Ratsiborynska is an Adjunct Professor in International Affairs at the Brussels School of Governance. She is also a Research Analyst at the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence and a lecturer at the NATO Defense College. Her professional experience includes working for NATO and in the European institutions such as the European Parliament and the European Commission in Brussels. She obtained her PhD in International Relations from the University of Strasbourg and Master degrees from the Sciences Po and the College of Europe.
Her areas of research interests include the EU-NATO relations; hybrid threats; the relations between the EU-NATO and the Eastern partners, Russia and Central Asia, e.g. in energy, trade, geopolitics, border security, conflict management and peacekeeping.