My name is Yufimiya Vavulenko. I was born in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Currently I am a postgraduate student at the chair of History and Theory of International Relations, Faculty of International Relations, Urals State University, Ekaterinburg. Also I am working as a teacher at the same faculty, chair of foreign languages of the regions. As a visiting researcher I am affiliated at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Sphere of my scholar interests is US foreign policy and Latin America. My hobby is downhill skiing.