Nargis Kassenova

Nargis Kassenova

Scholar-Entrepreneur Senior Fellow

Senior Fellow, Program on Central Asia, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Nargis Kassenova is Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations and Regional Studies, Director of Central Asian Studies Center (CASC) and China and Central Asia Studies Center (CCASC) of KIMEP University (Almaty, Kazakhstan). She holds a PhD in International Cooperation Studies from Nagoya University (Japan). She is a member of the Advisory group of the EU Central Asia Monitoring (EUCAM), member of the Academic Council of the European Neighbourhood Council (ENC), member of the Advisory Board of SenECA (Strengthening and Energizing EU-Central Asia Relations) project, and of the Advisory Board of the Open Society Foundations (OSF) Eurasia Program, and Senior Fellow with the Program on Central Asia.