Nikita is a scholar on Global Governance. She obtained her PhD from The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva, and was Visiting Scholar at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and Trinity College, Dublin.
Nikita’s research interests include global drug governance, cities and international relations, nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, as well as space and technology policy. She previously taught Chinese Foreign Policy and International Relations at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Tallinn University of Technology. A member of St. Edmund’s College, she is currently reading Technology Policy at the University of Cambridge.