Roksana Gabidullina earned her bachelor’s degree at Middlebury College (’16) in International and Global Studies and a minor in Religion. She studied abroad in Moscow, Russia, and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Upon graduating, she worked at think tanks focusing on Russian foreign policy and U.S.-Russia relations. At CERES, she is interested in studying the “great power competition” in Central Asia and the geopolitical implications of Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine.