IFP Faculty


Mathematics and Statistics:


Kristine Sevcenko

Kristīne Ševčenko, Mag. Math. (University of Latvia), is an experienced and versatile teacher and lecturer of mathematics on a variety of levels. She has taught elementary and secondary school mathematics in Riga State Gymnasium No.1 - a school specialising in mathematics and science - including a 20-year experience with International Baccalaureate Diploma programme where she has been teaching mathematics at both standard and higher level , and Theory of knowledge - a course of critical thinking unique to International Baccalaureate. As a Fulbright fellow she has taught mathematics at Rutgers Preparatory School in New Jersey, USA. Currently she is teaching mathematics at RBS and at Foreign Student Department of Riga Technical University.


Andrejs Koliškins,
Ph.D. RBS Faculty (Mathematics)

«The professional and dedicated faculty of RBS with international experience is a well-balanced mix of academic knowledge and business expertise. Many companies in Latvia are good partners of RBS and are willing to employ RBS graduates since the school offers many courses taught in an international context. Students benefit from the close cooperation of RBS with the BI Norwegian Business School, University at Buffalo and University of Ottawa. The long-term collaboration of RBS with Latvian companies allows our students to built a network of business contacts during their studies. Our graduates bring their knowledge and experience to bear in meeting the challenges of a quickly changing business environment.»

International Relations:

Martins Hirss, Ph.D. Cand. (University of Latvia), MA (NYU)

Mārtiņš Hiršs is a research fellow at the Center for Security and Strategic Research. He's research interests are Russian influence in Latvia as well as the U.S. foreign policy. He teaches international relations, international security, contemporary world history and the U.S. foreign policy courses in various universities. He is founder of the science communication and critical thinking promotion events SkeptiCafe.


Sergejs Gubins, Ph.D. (VU Amsterdam)

Dr Sergejs Gubins holds a PhD in Economics from the VU University in Amsterdam. Prior to returning to Riga, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Bocconi University, Milan. He has had a number of research papers published in renowned transport economic journals in relation to road pricing, use of city land, and information technologies in the transport sector. Dr Gubins has received a number of awards for outstanding research and scholarships including the Huygens scholarship from the Dutch Government. Currently, he is a Research Associate at the Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies



Agnese Cimdiņa, Ph.D. (University of Bergen)


Emils Kilis, Ph.D. (University of Lancaster)

Emils Kilis is a sociologist. After graduating from high school, Emils spent many years living and studying abroad in the United Kingdom and Sweden. He holds a PhD in sociology from Lancaster University, where he specialised in questions pertaining to the influence of science and technology upon social development. He currently works as a researcher at Baltic Studies Centre.

Ieva Raubisko, Ph.D. (University of Oxford)


English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills:


Jesse Turner, BA (Warwick University), TESOL