Nargis Kassenova

Nargis Kassenova is an associate professor at the Department of International Relations and Regional Studies of KIMEP University in Kazakhstan and the director of the university’s Central Asian Studies Center. Kassenova is a member of the Advisory Group of the Europe–Central Asia Monitoring program. Her areas of research include Central Asian security and Eurasian geopolitics and energy security.

Kassenova received her MA and PhD in political science from Nagoya University in Japan.