Dr. Anna Khvorostiankina
Member of the management board
Dr. Anna Khvorostiankina is Associate Professor at Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences, where she holds the UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy and Political Science. In addition, she is associate professor at the Law School of National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (Kyiv, Ukraine). She holds a PhD in Legal Theory (Legislation Institute of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, 2012), did a Master in “Advanced Studies in European and Transnational Law” (University of Trento, Italy, 2006) and an LL.M. degree (NaUKMA, Ukraine 2005).
Anna teaches Constitutional Law, EU Law, Legal Theory and Research Methodology. She is a co-author and a co-lecturer of the Jean Monnet Module “European Integration and EU Values: Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law” taught at Yerevan University of Languages and Social Sciences (2016-2019). In 2017, she was a Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford University, USA, teaching the course “Constitutional Cultures in Transition: Constitutional Values and Identities in Post-Soviet Space”. From 2007 to 2013, she had been actively involved in the curriculum development processes at Kyiv-Mohyla Law School and served as a teaching assistant to Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law at KMA (2010-2013).
She is founder of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies and the Law-Making Clinic with the Laboratory of Legal Approximation (established in 2018 at Brusov University). Her research interests include: Europeanization of post-Soviet legal systems, recent developments in theory and practice of judicial argumentation in the post-Soviet countries, and particularities of the Rule of Law in the societies in transition.