Dr. Demkiv has been consulting and researching in the energy industry for nearly a decade. She has held positions as Senior Analyst for Crude Oil at an energy derivatives brokerage firm and Oil Market Analyst at a physical oil products brokerage firm in New York City. Prior to working as an energy consultant, she was an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University, as well as a lecturer at Odessa National University and at Fordham University. She has also worked in Ukraine as a US Peace Corps Volunteer, as Program Coordinator at the George Soros-sponsored NGO, International Renaissance Foundation in Kyiv and as an NGO consultant at the World Bank in Ukraine. Anita earned a PhD in Global Affairs from Rutgers University, MA from Columbia University and BA from New York University. She has published articles and reports on energy issues, petrostates and political instability. Anita currently runs her energy consulting firm, ADIN Energy, which she founded in 2015 and has been a Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association Board Member since 2015.