Saniia is a recipient of Modular Doctoral Program grant supported by Higher Education Support Program (OSI). Her doctoral research involves a comparative analysis of constitutional courts in Central Asia and Former Soviet Union. Before coming to CEU to pursue her S.J.D. studies in Comparative Constitutional law she held LLM in Human Rights from Central European University and LLB in International and Business law from American University of Central Asia. Besides her doctoral studies Saniia is a full time faculty in International and Business law Department of American University of Central Asia, where she teaches courses in Constitutional law, International Criminal law and Introduction to law. She is also a fellow of Academic Fellowship Program (OSF) and a recipient of research grant "Beyond the Ivory Tower" supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.