Kostiantyn Fedorenko is a social scientist with a background in political science. He received his MA degree in European legal studies from Europa-Kolleg Hamburg and a master’s degree with honours in political science from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. At ZOiS, he works in the team of the MOBILISE project, which aims to understand why in times of crisis some people protest while others migrate. In the project, he is responsible for work with Ukrainian respondents and for data analysis. He is also a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Social Sciences at Humboldt University in Berlin.
Before joining ZOiS, Fedorenko worked as a political analyst at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation in Kyiv, a think tank that aims to improve cooperation between Ukraine and the EU and NATO. He frequently commented on domestic and European politics for some of the most respectable Ukrainian national media. He was previously a returning expert of the Centre for International Migration and Development of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit.