Ilya Nuzov is a researcher with the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and a PhD student in International Law at the University of Geneva, under the joint direction of Professor Paola Gaeta and Dr. Frank Haldemann. His main research area concerns transitional justice in Eastern Europe, with an emphasis on Russia. Prior to joining the Academy, he represented plaintiffs in civil rights class actions in U.S. Federal and state courts. He received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and is admitted to the New York bar.