Curriculum vitae

Andrei Stavila



Peterdy u. 33, fszt 7, 07 Kerület, 1071/
Budapest, Hungary

Wide academic expertise in the fields of social and political theory, migration and citizenship studies, multiculturalism, international relations theory, nationalism, cultural studies, and the social transformations taking place in Central and Eastern Europe; experience in university administration

Previous positions
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science and International Relations, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Mugla, Turkey (one-year fixed-term contract, Fenruary 2015-January 2016)

Guest Lecturer
Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University, the Netherlands (1 January 2014 – 30 April 2014)
Citizenship expert and consortium member
EUDO Observatory on Citizenship, European University Institute, Florence, Italy ( (2009-2014)
Administration officer
EUDO Observatory on Citizenship, European University Institute, Florence, Italy (personal link: (2009-2013)
Editor in chief
Hermeneia (Journal of Hermeneutics, Art Theory and Criticism) (2000-2005)
Annals of ‘Stefan Lupascu University’ (2003-2006)
Contrast (cultural magazine, published by the cultural foundation Mathesis) (2001-2003)

PhD in Social and Political Sciences
European University Institute, Florence, Italy – 10 December 2013
Master of Research in Social and Political Sciences
European University Institute, Florence, Italy – June 2010
Master of Philosophy in Political Philosophy
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary – September 2009
Master of Arts in Philosophy
Alexandru Ioan Cuza’ University, Iasi, Romania – June 2003
Socrates/Erasmus fellow
University of Konstanz, Germany, Philosophy Department, March-August 2002
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Alexandru Ioan Cuza’ University, Iasi, Romania – June 2001

Language Proficiency
Romanian (C2), English (C2), French (B2), Italian (B1)

Research projects (expert)
Researcher in interdisciplinary projects on international migration, the legal status of immigrants, and social policy
Citizenship expert
EUDO Observatory on Citizenship, Consortium members: University College Dublin, Dublin (Ireland), University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (Scotland),  Maastricht University, Maastricht (Netherlands) and Migration Policy Group,
Brussels (Belgium). EUDO Observatory on Citizenship is a project within the European Union Democracy Observatory that manages a series of research projects on citizenship in Europe. Main contribution: updates on citizenship laws and related developments in Romania and other European countries (2009-2014)

Grants and fellowships
Teaching Fellowship Grant
Graduate European University Institute and Maastricht University, January-April 2013 – Total grant: €4,000
PhD Fellowship
European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 2009-2013 – Total grant: €55,200
CEU Fellowship
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, 2006-2009 – Total grant: €25,200
MA Fellowship
‘Alexandru Ioan Cuza’ University, Iasi, Romania, 2001-2003 – Total grant: €2,400
Research Grant
Member of the ‘
National Council for Scientific Research in Higher Education’ (CNCSIS) research grant Improving the text-to-speech synthesis in Romanian, using dependent grammars (2003) – total grant: €50,000
Socrates/ Erasmus Mobility Grant
University of Konstanz, Germany, March-August 2002 – Total grant: €2,400

Distinctions and awards
MA Degree with distinction
Central European University; Budapest, Hungary – September 2009

Conference organization
Co-chair, the panel 'Beyond Citizenship by Descent: Rethinking Admission to Citizenship' (chair: Costica Dumbrava), Citizenship Standing Group, European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), 07-10 September 2016.

Convenor, the workshop on 'Justice after conflict - to forgive and forget, or remember and change?', 3rd Global Peace Workshop 2015, organized by the Centre for Peace, Trust and Social Relations of Coventry University and Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Muğla, Turkey, 29th June - 3rd July 2015 (link)
Convenor, The Ethics of Immigration Workshop on Joseph Carens, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 21-22 May 2012

Professional service
Academic referee for peer-reviewed international journals: 

  • Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
  • Comparative Migration Studies

Membership and Affiliation
The ‘Standing Group on Political Theory’, ‘European Consortium for Political Research’ (link)
'Citizenship Standing Group', ‘European Consortium for Political Research’ (link)
The 'Standing Group on Immigration and Ethnicity', ‘European Consortium for Political Research’ (link)
The European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship (link)