Tatiana Shaban

Tatiana Shaban
Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar

Tatiana Shaban has a PhD from the University of Victoria and a MA in International Relations and Politics from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. 

Her research focuses on European Integration and regional governance, European Neighbourhood Policy and Borders. Her PhD thesis “EU Regional Cooperation and Governance of its Eastern Neighbourhood” analyses the benefits and actions of the EU governance and its cross-border cooperation schemes, including their impact on the transformation of national settings in the Eastern neighbourhood. 

At UVic she assisted Dr. Brunet-Jailly with teaching an online Moodle course on “European Borders without Walls: What Can the World learn from EU Border and Immigration Policies?”. The activities in the course were aimed at engaging the greater public, undergraduate and graduate students, young researchers and professors, along with the policy makers in each community. Her most recent publications are “The European Union’s Policy towards its Eastern Neighbours: The Crisis in Ukraine” and “Russia and EU cooperation in energy policy – Sending and receiving messages?” together with Dr. Amy Verdun, Anastasia Chebakova and Olga Guliaeva.