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Marianna Poberezhskaya

Marianna Poberezhskaya

Associate Professor

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Social and Political Sciences


Marianna Poberezhskaya is an Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations with teaching responsibilities on the BA (Hons) International Relations, BA (Hons) Politics and BA (Hons) Politics and IR courses. Marianna is the module leader for 'Post-Soviet Geopolitics'.

Career overview

Prior to joining NTU, Marianna completed a Postdoctoral Lecturing Fellowship at the University of East Anglia (School of Political, Social and International Studies). She received her PhD in Politics and International Relations from the University of Nottingham in Autumn 2013. She has two Bachelor (Hons) degrees in Communication Studies from Altay State University (Russia) and Appalachian State University (USA), as well as an MA in International Relations from Nottingham Trent University.

Research areas

Marianna’s research interests include environmental communication, climate skepticism, Russian and Eurasian climate politics and the political economy of mass media. She is particularly interested in how various processes and actors shape the climate change discourse in the region.

Press expertise

  • Environmental Politics
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Communication
  • Russia and climate change
  • Russian Media
  • Political Communication
  • Central Asia and climate change