Kristjan has worked at the Institute of Baltic Studies since 2007. His main area of work and interest is migration and integration, and he also has a keen interest in issues related to the information society and the data-driven world.
Kristjan is originally from Jõhvi, graduated from Hugo Treffner Gymnasium Mathematics class, and holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Politics from the University of Tartu. During his studies, he has studied at various universities in Germany and Georgia on long-term scholarships. He is pursuing a PhD at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu, where he also supervises BA and MA students on nationalism, ethnopolitics and migration.