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Simona Toroțcoi

PhD in Political Science
Central European University
Simona Toroțcoi received her PhD in Political Science from the Central European University (CEU) as a Yehuda Elkana Fellow. Her PhD dissertation titled “From International Commitments to Institutional Reality – The Case of Higher Education Policy in Europe" focuses on explaining the implementation gap of voluntary, commonly agreed social inclusion and quality policies within the European Higher Education Area.

Simona has been a visiting scholar at CIPES - Center for Research in Higher Education Policies in Portugal, and received her MA degree in Public Policy from CEU with a specialization in Higher Education Policy. Simona also holds a MSc. in Public Administration from Leiden University. 

Her main research interests include the study of public policies especially higher education, youth employment and political participation, and minority policies.

Simona is a Global Teaching Fellow at Bard College Berlin for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Dr. Simona Toroțcoi
Political Science
Email: s.torotcoi[at]berlin.bard.edu