By Anna Gussarova
CAP Fellows Paper 201 (CAAF Fellows Papers), January 2018
Anna Gussarova is director and co-founder of the Central Asia Institute for Strategic Studies (www.caiss.expert). She previously served as a senior research fellow at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, covering transnational and cyber security, violent extremism and deradicalization issues. She graduated with a major in American Studies and holds a master’s degree in Central Asian Security Studies. She is an alumna of the European George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies (Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany), the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (Honolulu, USA), and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Institute (Moscow, Russia). Among other things, she has taught courses on “Multilateral Diplomacy,” “International Terrorism” and “Cyber Technologies and Cyber Security” at the German-Kazakh University in Almaty since 2012.
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