Konstantin Skoblik is a researcher and academic specializing in the fields of criminal justice systems, human rights, political systems, Russian studies, sociology, and systems theory. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Law, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Law, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law. Currently, he is Non-Resident Fellow for the Russia Program at GW, USA and pursuing a doctorate in Law (LLD) at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Skoblik was educated at the Siberian Federal University in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, and the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences in Moscow, Russia. His previous researcher positions were as follows: a Research Fellow at the Center for Sociological Studies, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow; a Research Fellow at Khoroshev & Partners Law Firm in Krasnoyarsk; a Senior lecturer at the Siberian Federal University, Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics, in Krasnoyarsk. He was an academic intern at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Be’er Sheva, Israel, as well. Skoblik has made significant contributions to the field of criminal justice through publications and disseminated his research findings at various conferences. His academic endeavors have been recognized with different awards, including the Oxford Russia Fellowship and the Best Research Award from South-West State University. Beyond that, Skoblik is an active member of a few professional associations.