Kuzmova, Yoana

United Arab Emirates

Yoana Kuzmova is a legal practitioner and researcher who focuses on statelessness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). She has practiced humanitarian immigration and refugee law in the United States. She has taught and supervised fieldwork at the International Human Rights Law Clinic at Boston University, as a clinical instructor (2016-2020) and visiting director (2021-2022). She is a member of the Board of Trustees and Steering Committee of Hawiati – MENA Statelessness Network. Her writing on nationality rights in the MENA has been published in the Routledge Handbook on Citizenship in the Middle East and North Africa (2020), the Statelessness & CItizenship Review and in the volume Statelessness, Governance and the Problem of Citizenship edited by Tendayi Bloom and Lindsey Kingston, among others.