Angela Kocze, Class of 2014
Former Wilson Center Ion Ratiu Scholar Angela Kocze, one of the few Roma people in academia, recently co-edited and published with Viola Zentai, director of the Center for Policy Studies at Central European University, Jelena Jovanovic, RGPP alumna, policy and research coordinator of the European Roma Grassroots Organizations Network, and Eniko Vincze, professor at Babes-Bolyai Universitytitled The Romani Women's Movement: Struggles and Debates in Central and Eastern Europe. The book collects essays by Romani and non-Romani women about their experiences in Romani movements and Eastern European feminist movements. She notes of the publication, “it is trailblazing in that it brings together both scholars and activists to show and reflect on how Romani feminism is being contested and practiced.”
Angela Kocze is currently the academic director of Roma Graduate Preparation Program as well as acting chair of CEU Romani Studies Program, an interdisciplinary academic program that offers Roma related courses to MA and PhD students.