Natalia joined OLIve in 2021 as the tutor for Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations. She is currently a second-year PhD candidate from the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations (Public Policy Track). Natalia takes a student-centred approach as the core of her teaching philosophy, prioritizing students' needs. Her guiding teaching philosophy is social constructivism, which values the importance of the social aspects of learning and the relationships between the participants of the teaching-learning process. Her research focuses on migrants’ political empowerment and disempowerment in Central and Eastern Europe with the focus on empowerment structures and migrants’ political activism.