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Oleksandr Cheban

Former Fulbright Scholar


    September 6, 2016 — February 24, 2017

    Professional affiliation

    Research Fellow, Odessa Center for Nonproliferation, Ukraine

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Historical Lessons and Prospect for the Future of the Nunn-Lugar Program in Post-Soviet States: The International and Policy Dimensions."

    Full Biography

    Oleksandr Cheban was born in Odessa region in Ukraine. In 2011 he graduated from Odessa I.I.Mechnikov National University (Ukraine). In 2012 – 2013 he worked as a research fellow of Moscow-based Russian Center for Policy Studies (PIR Center). In 2014 he defended his PhD Dissertation “Iranian Nuclear Choice: The Theoretical and Policy Aspects” at the Institute of International Relations of Kiev Taras Shevchenko National University. In 2014 – 2016 Oleksandr Cheban worked as a research Fellow of Odessa Center for Nonproliferation and International Relations Department of Odessa National University.

    Recent Insights & Analysis


    Major Publications

    • Oleksandr Cheban. "Ukraine and Soviet Nuclear History"// Wilson Center website. Aug 12, 2015. Available at:
    • Vladimir Orlov, Aleksandr Cheban. “From the Editor. Sochi-2014: The G8 Should Set a New Benchmark for Global Partnership”// Security Index journal (Global Edition). Vol. 19, Issue 1 (106). Spring 2014. Pp. 7 – 9. 
    • The Prospects for International Cooperation in the WMD Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (collective study)// Ed. by Aleksandr Cheban. – Moscow: PIR Center, 2014. – 138 p. Available at: