Elima Karalaeva

Personal details

Contact details:


07775 385901





University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

Department of Politics, MPhil/PhD Student in Politics


School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Indiana University - Bloomington, IN, USA

Master of Public Affairs (MPA), Public Financial Administration and Policy Analysis Concentrations


Education Network Academy (ENA) / Academy for Teaching Excellence in Higher Education (TeachEx), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Certificate with honors (Magna Cum Laude), Diploma with distinction


Kyrgyz State National University, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Economist, Banking Business Department, Finance and Banking Specialization, Diploma with distinction


Professional/research experience

August 2007 - May 2010:

American University of Central Asia (AUCA), Assistant Professor, Public Administration Program, Business Administration Department

Lectured financial and business courses: Public Finance and Budgeting, Public Management Economics, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial Management, Investment Analysis, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Operations Management, Real Estate Process, Business Planning; Coordinated the minor in Public Administration (PA); Prepared a curriculum for the major in PA and evaluated possibilities to establish a master degree program based on the feasibility study and consultants with potential employers in public and non-profit sectors; Adapted the generally recognized principles of PA education to the needs of Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia; Advised students about PA minor, tracked the progress of twenty sophomores toward bachelor degree in BA, and supervised thesis of three senior students; Expanded the AUCA’s library resources in public administration

September 2002 - August 2005:

Baltic State Technical University (Branch in Bishkek), Senior Instructor, Economy and Management Department, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Lectured economic and business courses: Financial Management, Finance and Banking, International Finance, Financial Accounting, Cost Management, Investments, Statistics, Insurance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics; Developed curricula for financial courses; Coordinated scientific programs and international relationship with educational institutes of Central Asia and Russia

September 1998 - August 2002:

Institute of Management, Business and Tourism (IMBT), Senior Instructor, Finance and Banking Department, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Lectured financial courses: Financial Management, Financial Engineering, Tax and Taxation, Securities Market and Stock Exchange, Finance and Credit, Finance of Kyrgyzstan; Developed and implemented educational and methodological programs, researched in the finance and banking field; Advised and directed students’ projects, organized conferences for students