Ivan U. Kentros Klyszcz is the first Åland Peace Fellow and a doctoral candidate in International Relations at the University of Tartu, Estonia.
He holds an International Masters from the University of Glasgow and a Master of Arts from the University of Tartu. He specialises in Russian foreign policy and Eurasian international relations. He is also a frequent contributor to media on topics related to his work.
During his time on Åland in autumn 2021, Ivan will exchange insights and contribute to the work of the Peace Institute, hold a research seminar and work on his doctoral thesis. His doctoral work is about paradiplomacy and conflict, with case studies from the North Caucasus autonomous republics (Russia).