Am primit doctoratul in stiinte politice la Pennsylvania State University. Inainte de doctorat am obtinut o diploma de master in sociologie la Central European University si o diploma de licenta in sociologie la Universitatea din Bucuresti.
Principalele mele arii de interes academic includ cultura politica, comportament politic, studii electorale, societate civilă, miscari sociale, politici publice in domeniul invatamantului superior, metodologia cercetarii sociale si analiza datelor sociale.
I received my Ph.D. in 2007 from the Department of Political Science at Pennsylvania State University. Prior to this, I have received an M.A. in Sociology from the Department of Sociology at the Central European University, and a B.A in Sociology from the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Bucharest.
My main research interests include political culture, political behavior, electoral studies, civil society, social movements, higher education public policies, methodology of social research, and the analysis of social data.