Natella Nuralieva received a Master's degree with honors at the School of Public Administration in Moscow State University in 2017. Currently, she is a second year PhD candidate in Sociology at the same school. Her research examines problems of threat perception on individual, group and national levels from sociological perspective. Most of Natella's previous research experience lies in the field of international law. As a graduate student, Natella took part in an internship in Sciences Po Paris. Natella used to be in the leadership team of the Student Council of the School of Public Administration. She also took part in internships in the Ministry of Education and in the Arbitration Court of Appeal.