Catherine Lefèvre is currently pursuing her PhD in the economic and social history department at the University of Glasgow. She holds a master’s degree in Russian, Central & East European Studies from the University of Glasgow and a master’s degree in Public Policy from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt. Her research interests focus on Russian, Central & East European issues, having published many articles concerning this region. She also co-founded Global Public Policy Watch (GPPW.org), an online media platform designed to give graduates like herself a voice and encourage debate on local and global policy issues. She has previously worked as a researcher in London and Glasgow, and completed an internship at the Kosovar Center for Security Studies (KCSS) in Kosovo and the Center for Good Governance (CGG) in Indonesia. Her skills include research, writing, languages, management and social media/website administration.