M.A. in Economics at Central European University
Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at Central European University
OSI funded visiting fellowship at Kroc Institute, Notre Dame (August 2002 - December 2002)
CEU scholarship for Ph.D. studies (September 1999-August 2002)
CEU scholarship for MA studies(September 1998 - June 1999)
Domestic effects of foreign influence - sanctions/incentive dynamics and foreign aid; Social movements and democratization
Using the paradigm of framing from social movement mobilization literature to explain how aid for democracy can counter the "rally around the flag" effect in authoritarian regimes under external pressure.