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Ludmila Coada is an Associate Professor at the Free International University of Moldova (Chisinau) and teaches courses on World and Regional Politics and History (Comparative Politics of the Post-Soviet States; The Administrative Organization of Bessarabia under the Tsarist regime; European Union Enlargement and Neighbourhood; Model United Nations, among others). She obtained her Ph.D. in History from the Institute of History, State and Law - Academy of Science of Moldova. Her areas of interest and expertise include foreign policy analysis, European Union foreign and security policy, Moldova and post-Soviet states' foreign policy, elite politics in post-Soviet Eurasia, Soviet and post-Soviet history and politics, Bassarabian history/Bassarabian Zemstvo. She is the author of various scholarly articles on Bassarabian history and the foreign policy of Moldova. Her first book Zemstvo Institution in Bassarabia: Historical and Juridical Aspects was published in 2009.