Ivanna Kuz was a Senior Program Officer with the Transatlantic Defense and Security Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA).

Her research interests include Ukraine's defense and security and domestic reform efforts, Black Sea security, Russia's hybrid threats, NATO, and US relations with its European allies and partners. Previously, Ivanna worked at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Ukraine, the NATO Headquarters in Brussels, and for Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer in the U.S. Senate. She held internships at the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC), the Clinton Foundation, and the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI). Ivanna earned her M.A. in Regional Studies: Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia from Harvard University and her B.A. in international studies, political science, and public policy from the Macaulay Honors College at the City College of New York (CUNY).