Institute for Social Justice

Doctoral Students

Krystyna Posunkina

Krystyna Posunkina

Krystyna Posunkina comes with an extensive experience in the human rights activism and community work. Her areas of expertise are LGBTI communities and asylum seekers/refugees.

Krystyna’s project focus area is homonationalism in Ukraine. In particular, she is interested in uncovering the construction of the homophobic nation in post-colonial Ukraine and implication that it bears. Seeking asylum due to the homophobia is one the key consequences that will be reviewed in her thesis.