Arolda Elbasani

Arolda Elbasani is currently a Jean Monnet Fellow at Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies (RSCAS), Florence. She received her PhD from European University Institute in 2007. Afterwards, she was involved in research and teaching at different institutions namely Columbia University, New York; Social Science Research Centre, Berlin; European University of Tirana; and Free University, Berlin. Her research interests and publications lay at the intersection of European Integration, comparative democratization and political Islam especially focusing on Southeast Europe and Turkey.