Simonida Kacarska

Dr. Simonida Kańćarska is a Director of the European Policy Institute in Skopje, Macedonia. She holds a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Leeds in the UK and a MA in European Politics from the Sussex European Institute. She was a research fellow at the Central European University, University of Oxford, the College of Europe and the European Research Council project The Europeanisation of Citizenship in the Successor States of the Former Yugoslavia based at the University of Edinburgh School of Law. Simonida has both practitioner and research experience related to the political transformation and European integration of the Balkans with a focus on national minority policies.