Curriculum Vitae


04/2022 - present: Professor in political science
02/2019 - 04/2022: Associate Professor
Department of Comparative Politics
University of Bergen, Norway

09/2016 - 01/2019: Lecturer in Politics and IR
Department of Politics and IR
University of Southampton, UK

09/2014 - 08/2016: Marie Curie Research Fellow
Department of Political Science
University College London, UK

09/2013 - 08/2014: Max Weber Postdoctoral Research Fellow
European University Institute, Italy  
Mentor: Prof. Adrienne Heritier

10/2012 - 06/2013: Fulbright Schuman Postdoctoral Research Fellow 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA 
Center for European Studies
Hosted by Prof. Frank R. Baumgartner

PhD in Political Science (2008-2012)
Trinity College Dublin
Department of Political Science

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (2009-2010)
Trinity College Dublin
School of Computer Science and Statistics

MA in Political Science (Distinction) (2006-2007)
Central European University
Budapest, Hungary

BA in Political Science (1st class) (2002-2006)
University of Bucharest 
Faculty of Political Science 
Degree course taught in English
Bucharest, Romania

2015 Essex Summer School in Social Science data Analysis. Course on Dimension reduction in R.

2012-2013: Howard D. Odum Institute for Social Sciences (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Short courses on social network analysis, Nvivo, survey methodology and multi-level analysis.

2010: Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis. Course on Social Network Analysis: Theory and Applications.

2009-2010: Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics. Trinity College Dublin. 
School of Computer Science and Statistics.

2010: Summer School on Interest Groups Politics. ECPR Standing Group on Interest Groups Politics and University of Antwerp, Belgium.

03/2008-07/2008: Stagiare - European Commission, Secretariat-General, Unit D1 (Strategic Objective Prosperity - Lisbon Agenda), Brussels, Belgium.