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Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies
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Veronica Anghel focusses her research on the challenges to democratic state building, party politics in post-communist Europe and European integration. Her project with the EUI is centred on the clashes between the intrinsic effects of formal and informal institutions and elite agency as critical junctures that lead to different outcomes of democratization.Veronica is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies where she teaches Risk in International Relations and Economy.Previously, Veronica held fellowships at Stanford University (Fulbright), Johns Hopkins University, the Institute for Human Sciences Vienna, the Institute for Central Europe Vienna, the University of Bordeaux and the Institute for Government in Vienna. She received her Ph.D. summa cum laude from the University of Bucharest in co-direction with the University of Bordeaux for her thesis ‘The Formation of Coalition Governments in Romania: Patterns Behind the Drift’. Her research has been published in the Journal of European Public Policy, East European Politics and Societies, Government & Opposition, Survival and in edited volumes with Oxford University Press, Macmillan and ECPR Press. She is also an editorial fellow for Government & Opposition. Veronica also worked as a foreign affairs advisor for the Romanian Presidential Administration and the Romanian Senate.Expertise for Teaching and Mentoring of Ph.D. Researchers Veronica has taught B.A. Political Elites, Comparative Politics, Parties and Ideologies, and M.A. Risk in International Relations and Economy.