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Public Policy

I provide assistance to private and public actors in developing ideas, drafting policy proposals, offering critical information regarding the Romanian informal and formal legislative process. I help interested actors to effectively communicate their messages, promote their policy proposals, and successfully traverse the legislative process in an effective and efficient fashion. Public Policy Advocacy The Romanian policy […]

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Research projects

I focus my research on topics linked to three major concepts: identity, security, and power.  I primarily research on topics linked to international security, foreign policy, the relationship between domestic and foreign policy, societal and political narratives, and a few others. Currently, I have a particular interest for ontological security, the role and impact of […]

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Discussing the Opioid Epidemic

I was discussing yesterday with an American friend about the forthcoming vote in the U.S. Senate on the opioid response package and how it is just another example of racialized policymaking. Even a form of social construction of policy target groups. When you think about the policies the US government tends to adopt regarding substance […]

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Constitutional Identity and Illiberalism

The concept of “constitutional identity” is not one of the most publicly recognizable legal concepts, but it has become one of the core concepts used by several constitutional courts in Europe and beyond. It has been used usually to argue for a larger degree of jurisdictional and interpretative autonomy when discussing issues which involve international […]

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Cornering Trump on Russia

The scandals and allegations regarding the presumed covert relationship between Donald J. Trump and the Kremlin have become almost a normal part of the daily news cycle and with the resignation of Trump’s national security advisor, Michael Flynn, after he lied to vice-president Pence about the content of his discussions with the Russian ambassador to […]

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Putin: mission accomplished in Syria?

Yesterday, the President of Russia, Mr. Vladimir Putin, declared ‘mission accomplished’ in Syria and ordered the withdrawal of the Russian troops and airplanes that bombed the Syrian opposition and the jihadist factions that are fighting against the al-Assad regime for the control of the Syrian territory. This happens approximately six months after the beginning of the […]

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