Tatiana Kastoueva-Jean

Head of Russia-NIS Center of Ifri since January 2014. Before joining Ifri in 2005, she taught international relations for the French-Russian Master at MGIMO University in Moscow. At the beginning of her work at Ifri, she developed a rich expertise on issues linked to youth, higher education and innovation in Russia: she is the author of the book “Les universités russes sont-elles compétitives ?” (Are Russian Universities competitive?), CNRS Editions, 2013. She currently heads the trilingual electronic collection Russie.Nei.Visions. She holds a degree from the State University of Ekaterinbourg, a Franco-Russian Master in International Relations from the University of Sciences Po/MGIMO in Moscow, and from the University of Marne-la-Vallée in France. In 2018, she published  La Russie de Poutine en 100 questions (Paris, Tallandier, 2018).