Adina Maricut

Visiting Researcher
Research Fellow

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Oktober 6 u. 7

Adina Maricut is a researcher at the Center for European Union Research (CEUR) of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. During the academic year 2016-2017, she is also a Global Teaching Fellow in Political Science at the Bard College Berlin. Adina earned an Erasmus Mundus Masters Degree in Public Policy from the University of York and the Central European University (2012) and a PhD in Political Science, summa cum laude, from the Central European University (2016).

Her research interests lie in the area of European Union (EU) politics and European public policy and governance. Her dissertation explored the evolution of institutional behavior in the EU’s area of freedom, security and justice—covering contentious issues such as immigration, asylum, and counter-terrorism policy. Her postdoctoral research examines EU institutional responses to crisis situations in connection with the phenomenon of politicization. Additionally, Adina has expertise in comparative public administration and higher education in post-communist contexts. She has previously taught at the Central European University in the Roma Access Program and the School of Public Policy.  


Undergraduate courses:
2017 (Spring Term) Instructor — ‘Crises in the European Union’, Bard College Berlin.
2016-17 (Fall and Spring Terms) Instructor — ‘Understanding Systems of Power: Foundations of Comparative Politics’, Bard College Berlin.
2016 (Fall Term) Instructor — ‘Participation, Deliberation, and Democracy: Policy Analysis and Engagement’, Bard College Berlin.
2013 (Fall Term) Academic Convenor and Tutor — ‘Introduction to Public Policy’, Roma Access Program, Central European University.

Graduate courses:
2016 (Winter Term) Teaching Assistant — ‘Public Management’, School of Public Policy, Central European University.
2015 (Winter Term) Teaching Assistant — ‘Jean Monnet Module in European Integration’, Department of Public Policy / Department of International Relations, Central European University.
2013 (Fall term) Teaching Assistant — ‘Ethics and Public Policy’, Department of Public Policy, Central European University.


PhD in Political Science (summa cum laude), Public Policy Track. School of Public Policy, Central European University (CEU), Hungary
Erasmus Mundus Program, MA in Public Policy (distinction), Department of Public Policy, Central European University, Hungary
Erasmus Mundus Program, MA in Public Administration and Public Policy (distinction), Department of Politics, University of York, United Kingdom
BA in Political Science (salutatorian), Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest, Romania