Ms. Sureyya Mammadova is doing an internship at the Silk Road Studies Program for the spring semester of 2017. Ms. Mammadova holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

She recently graduated from the University of Kassel with a Master’s degree in Global Political Economy. Ms. Mammadova conducted her master thesis research project on the relations between dependency on natural resource exportation and the social and human development in Azerbaijan.  Her research interests cover geopolitical dynamics, transformations of political regimes and energy policies in the South Caucasus region.