Lyubov Zhyznomirska an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science. She completed her PhD at the University of Alberta in 2012. In 2012-13, she was a Jean Monnet Fellow at Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, in Florence, Italy. Dr. Zhyznomirska joined Saint Mary’s University in 2013. Lyubov Zhyznomirska is interested in the European Union’s foreign relations in general and migration relations in particular with its eastern neighbours – specifically, with Russia and Ukraine. She critically investigates the impact of the EU’s immigration and asylum policies on Ukraine and Russia, policy- and politics-wise. Lyubov is also interested in the EU’s role in international regulation of migration processes.
Current position(s), Institution
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Saint Mary's University
Fields of expertise
Immigration and multiculturalism
Comparative European politics
Post-Soviet area studies
Political parties and political participation
Publications related to European/EU Studies
Harder, Lois, and Lyubov Zhyznomirska. 2012. “Claims of Belonging: Recent Tales of Trouble in Canadian Citizenship”, Ethnicities 12 (3): 293-316.
Zhyznomirska, Lyubov. 2011. “The European Union's ‘Home Affairs’ Model and its European Neighbours: Beyond the ‘Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’?” Comparative European Politics 9 (4-5): 506-523.
Zhyznomirska, Lyubov. 2008. “Security Concerns in the EU Neighbourhood: The Effects of EU Immigration and Asylum Policy for Ukraine.” In The Boundaries of EU Enlargement: Finding a Place for Neighbours, ed. Joan DeBardeleben, pp. 147-64. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Zhyznomirska, Lyubov. 2008 “The Construction of the EU’s Internal Security Model and the EU’s European Neighbours: Beyond the ‘Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’?” Comparative European Politics.
Zhyznomirska, Lyubov. (2008) “Security Concerns in the EU Neighbourhood: The Effects of EU Immigration and Asylum Policy for Ukraine.” In The Boundaries of EU Enlargement: Finding a Place for Neighbours, ed. Joan DeBardeleben, 147-164. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillan.
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Deaprtment of Political Science, Saint Mary's University