Hometown: Semey, KAZAKHSTAN
Previous Education: Bachelors degree from Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Capstone Project: River Campus Libraries
Other Highlights: I am currently a PhD candidate in the Political Science department at the University of Rochester. I am the 2nd PhD from my department to pursue a data science masters degree. My dissertation research is on internet shutdowns and information and communication control by political entities, examining internet shutdowns on a national and regional level.