Yevgeniya Gaber is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council IN TURKEY and professor of national security studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

She specializes in European and Black Sea security, with a particular focus on Ukraine, Turkey, and Russia.

Previously, Gaber worked as a foreign policy advisor to the prime minister of Ukraine in 2021 and deputy director of the Diplomatic Academy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine from 2018 to 2020, where she was responsible for international cooperation and leadership seminars for diplomats and policymakers in the defense and security sectors. She previously served as a diplomat in the Ukrainian embassy in Ankara from 2014 to 2018.

Gaber’s academic experience includes serving as assistant professor at the International Relations Department of Odesa National Mechnikov University from 2009 to 2014 and, most recently, teaching graduate courses on Black Sea security as a visiting professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs in Carleton University, Canada in 2022.

Gaber is a German Marshall Fund Marshall Memorial fellow, as well as a nonresident senior fellow at the Center in Modern Turkish Studies, Carleton University. She is widely published and is a frequent speaker at the diplomatic and defence academies across Europe.