Tsveta Petrova is M.A. Faculty Advisor at the European Institute and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University in 2011 and then accepted post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard University’s Davis Center and Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. Her research interests lie at the intersection of domestic politics and international relations. Her book on democracy and human rights promotion by new democracies, From Solidarity to Geopolitics, came out with Cambridge University Press in 2014.