Brusylovska Olga, Prof. (2012), Dr (Political Science, 2008). She has been working at Odesa Mechnikov National University (ONU) since 1991; Chair of the International Relations Department since 2015. She defended her Doctoral Thesis (specialisation – Political Problems of International Systems and Global Development) at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (Kyiv), on the topic “Political-Systemic Transformation in the Region of Eastern Europe (1989–2004)”. She is an author of more than 80 academic publications, including the monograph “Post-communist Eastern Europe: External Impact, Internal Changes” (Odesa, 2008); revised and enlarged edition “Systemic Transformation of the Region Eastern Europe (1989–2004)” (Saarbrücken, 2016). She is a member of editorial board of the academic journals: “International and Political Studies” (Odesa, Ukraine), “Political Life” (Vinnycia, Ukraine), “Politology Bulletin” (Kyiv, Ukraine), “Transformations” (Warsaw, Poland), electronic academic journal “Rhetoric and Communication” (Sofia, Bulgaria); a member of Review’s Board of the academic journal “Strategic Review” (Poznan, Poland).