Miruna Butnaru-Troncotă, PhD, is Associate Professor, PhD Advisor and Director of the Centre of European Studies in the Department of International Relations and European Studies of National University of Political Science and Public Administration (SNSPA) in Bucharest. She has a direct research interest in EU integration, Europeanization and post-conflict reconstruction of the Western Balkans. She is an Alumnus of the European Fund for the Balkans and Future Lab Europe. She published numerous academic articles and policy papers focused on the process of EU enlargement in the Western Balkans. Since January 2018 she has been included by the European Commission’s Representation Office in Romania in the “Club Europa’”– a network of highly qualified policy experts.
Additionally she is a writer and activist, Board member of PEN Club Romania writer’s organisation and since 2013 she acts as Balkans Beyond Borders Ambassador for Romania.
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