Christine Le Jeune is a Ph.D. student in Sociocultural Anthropology at the University of Florida. Her doctoral research examines the sustainable development of mountain territories in the North Caucasus within the context of (eco)tourism and environmental governance. Christine is a member of the North Caucasus Scientific Cooperation, an interdisciplinary network of scholars working on the North Caucasus.
Christine possesses extensive work experience in Germany, Russia, and the United States. She holds an M.A. from the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where she earned a certificate in Russian, Eurasian, and East European studies and a certificate in refugees and humanitarian emergencies. Christine also holds an M.A. in International Relations from the Humboldt University of Berlin, Free University Berlin, and the University of Potsdam, Germany. She earned her B.A. in International Relations and German Studies from Mount Holyoke College.