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Sokol Lleshi, PhD


Education:

  • PhD in Political Science, (comparative politics track)Central European University, Hungary (2015)
  • M.A. in Political Science, (certificate in social and political theory) Central European University, Hungary (2007)
  • B.A. in Political Science/International Relations and European Studies, American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria (2006)

 

Areas of Expertise:

Comparative politics, political sociology, memory politics, qualitative methodology

 

Subjects taught at UNYT:

Bachelor: Introduction to Political Science, Classics of Political Thought, Comparative Politics
Master, IR: Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism, Classics of Political Thought, Comparative Politics

 

Previous Teaching & Research Experiences:

  • University of Tirana (2007-2009);Central European University (Teaching Assistant 2011-2012);
  • European University of Tirana (2016-2018);
  • Global Teaching Fellowship, Mandalay University, Myanmar (Visiting Lecturer, December 2016)

 

Author, co-author, and editor of:

Lleshi, S. (2019) (forthcoming) “Multi-sited ethnography, institutional access and researchers’liminality” SAGE Research Methods Cases Politics & International Relations
 Lleshi, S., and Starova, T. (2017) Special Issue Sociology under state socialism “The autonomization of the cultural field in late socialist Albania and the emergence of early sociological research”Stan Rzezcy (13)Institute of Sociology, Poland.
 Lleshi, S. (2018)“Legitimating the democratic state in post-communist Romania: Memory as a cultural good” New Europe College Yearbook, Bucharest, Romania.
Lleshi, S. (2017) “Normative incongruence between the EU norms and the Albanian political elite: Explaining the limited effectiveness of EU democratic conditionality” Study Group Information Publication PfP Consortium, Vienna, Austria

Lecturer

Faculty of Law and Social Sciences

Department of Social Sciences