Dr. Volodymyr Dubovyk is an Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations and the Director of the Center for International Studies at Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Ukraine). Dr. Dubovyk has conducted research at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (1997, 2006-2007) and the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland (2002), and has taught at the University of Washington (Seattle) in 2013 and at St. Edwards University/University of Texas (Austin) in 2016-17. Volodymyr has been a Fulbright Scholar twice. He is the co-author of “Ukraine and European Security” (Macmillan, 1999) and has published numerous articles on US-Ukraine relations, regional and international security, and Ukraine’s foreign policy. Since the war broke out, Dr. Dubovyk had to relocate to western Ukraine, where he continues to teach his students remotely. He is a regular contributor to IERES’ PONARS publications. As a Fellow, he will conduct research on “Deepening Ukraine – U.S. security partnership in times of war and the post-bellum period.