Associate Professor at the Institute of Public Administration, Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, Leiden University and Acting Director of the inter-faculty Central and Eastern European Studies Centre. Her research covers, among others, the European Union’s Eastern enlargements, relations with Eastern Partnership states, democratization and administrative reform, coordination of EU policy making, the implementation of EU directives.
Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Fribourg. His research interests focus on questions of ethnicity, nationalism, citizenship, and rural restructuring in Southern and Central Europe, as well as the political culture in the Mediterranean region.
Former Director of the European Commission’s DG Enlargement Unit for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo Issues. He holds a PhD in Public Law from Poitiers University and teaches at Sciences Politiques-Paris.
Professor of Applied Economics at Staffordshire University Business School. His commitment to the study of the Western Balkans arises from teaching and supervising many former and current MSc and PhD students and from involvement in research projects supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the European Union Office in Kosovo.
Professor of Government and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford University. He previously held the August Röhss Chair in Political Science at University of Gothenburg in Sweden where he was co-founder and head of the Quality of Government Institute.
Scientific Advisor at the Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar in Split (Croatia). Previously, she was a Full Professor of Sociology and Head of Department of Sociology at the University of Zadar. Her research interests are in the areas of sociological theory, social position of youth and women, and culture and identity in the context of modernization.