Rusif Huseynov is the Co-founder and Director of Topchubashov Center, a Baku-based think tank.
His main interests are socio-political developments, frozen conflicts, and ethnic minorities, in post-Soviet countries, while his focus areas mainly cover Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asia.
Mr. Huseynov obtained his bachelor’s degree from Baku State University and master’s degree from the University of Tartu.
He is a ReThink.CEE (2021) fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States and Local Focal Point within the EU4Dialogue project.
Mr. Huseynov also taught as an adjunct lecturer at ADA University.
He pens articles for international media outlets such as The National Interest, The Jamestown Foundation, the New Eastern Europe.