Svitlana Kobzar is a policy analyst at RAND Europe and an assistant professor at Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Since 2011, Kobzar has also served as a research fellow at the University of Cambridge. Kobzar's research has focused on governance in the post-Communist region, especially Ukraine, the Eastern Partnership as well as EU's border management, education and migration policies. At RAND, Kobzar has worked for a range of clients, including the European Commission, the Council, the Parliament, the World Bank, the UK Ministry of Justice, the UK Home Office as well as Frontex. Prior to joining RAND, Kobzar worked with think tanks in Italy, Germany and Czech Republic.