Dr Andriy Tyushka joined the European Neighbourhood Policy Chair as a Research Fellow in November 2016, having previously held a Post-Doctoral Fellowship position with the Chair in 2014, and since 1 October 2019 is a Senior Research Fellow.
Prior to joining the College of Europe Natolin, Dr Andriy Tyushka held research and teaching positions in Spain (University of Deusto), Germany (German-French Institute in Ludwigsburg), and, most recently, Estonia (Baltic Defence College), where in 2016 he was awarded the BALTDEFCOL Service Cross for outstanding service. He was also a research fellow in the Department of International Relations and Diplomacy at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine), where he obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. (C.Sc.) in International Relations and World Politics. He also holds advanced postgraduate degrees in Constitutional Law (University of Lviv), and International Relations and European Integration (Estonian School of Diplomacy).
Dr Tyushka’s research focuses primarily on (Eastern) European security (Ukraine, Poland, Russia); the EU’s (Eastern) neighbourhood, foreign and security policy, including the EU association agreements and structural power in the neighbourhood; Franco-German European politics; constitutional studies (Ukraine, EU); and strategic narratives and partnerships in international relations.
Among his most important publications are:
- 'States, International Organizations and Strategic Partnerships' (with L. Czechowska et. al.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2019.
- ‘Semi-Presidentialism’, in: R. Grote, F. Lachenmann and R. Wolfrum (eds.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (MPECCoL), Oxford: OUP, 2019.
- ‘The Implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement: Addressing the Law and Politics of Effective Implementation and Application of the Association acquis’, in: A. Zygierewicz (ed.), Association Agreements between the EU and Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine (pp.161-241), Brussels: European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS), 2018.
- ‘Russian Geopolitical Narratives from "Geopolitics 101" to Postmodern Revisionism: Implications for the Baltic-Pontic Region’, Global Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 4-5, 2018: 487-501.
- ‘Association-cum-Integration: The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the ‘Association Law’ as an Institution of Ukraine’s European Integration’, in: Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy, Vol. 13, 2017, pp. 87-132.
- ‘Building the Neighbours: EU’s New Association Agreements and Structural Power in the Eastern Neighbourhood’, Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2017: 45-61.