Lecturer of Political Science / International Relations

Faculty: Faculty of Law, Arts and Sciences.

Options: Professor.

Department: Social Science Center Research.

Education:

* PhD in Global Affairs, 2015—Rutgers University, Newark (USA)

* Master of Science in Global Affairs, 2013—Rutgers University, Newark (USA)

* Master of Arts in Political Science, 2011—Rutgers University, Newark (USA)

* Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2009—Kean University, Union (USA)

Areas of Specialization:

* Democratization, Eastern Europe, European politics, European integration and enlargement, Comparative politics, International relations.

Subjects taught at UNYT:

* Bachelor: European Integration; International Organizations; Research Methods; Current Debates in PS/IR; EU Structures & Institutions;

* Master: EU Democracy Promotion: Theory and Practice; EU Integration & Transatlantic Relations; International Organizations and Institutions.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

* Meka, Eltion. (2016). EU Integration under Highly Fractionalised Party Systems: The Cases of Poland and the Czech Republic. Europe-Asia Studies, 68(9), 1467-1485.

Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09668136.2016.1246652

* Meka, Eltion (2016). Minority Protection and Democratic Consolidation: The role of European Integration in the Republic of Macedonia, Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, 10(2), 23-37.

Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/1911-9933.10.2.1350

* Meka, Eltion. (2016). European Integration, Democratic Consolidation, and Democratic

Regression in CEE: An Institutional Assessment, Journal of European Integration, 38(2), 177-192.

Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07036337.2015.1110149