Ana Stojanova

Place of birth: Bitola, Macedonia

Education and professional experience:

In 2007 I have graduated Master in European Studies at the Bulgarian-Romanian Interuniversity Europe Center in Rousse, Bulgaria, spending one semester at Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany. My bachelor degree is in Economics. For two years after the graduation I was working as a Business Development Manager in MZT Pumpi - a company for production of industrial pumps in Macedonia.

Currently I am doing Ph.D in Political Systems and Institutional Change at IMT - Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca.

Research interests:

My reserach interests focuses on the processes of democratization and democracy consolidation in Eastern Europe, particularly in the region of Western Balkans. I am also very interested in voting behavior, particularly in elective accountability in the post-communist countries.