Spirova, Dr. M.S.



Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 3907
E-Mail: mspirova@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Politieke Wetenschap
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 5B44


Dr. Maria Spirova is senior lecturer of Comparative Politics and International Relations. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and has previously studied political science at the Central European University and the American University in Bulgaria. Before coming to Leiden, Dr. Spirova taught at Gettysburg College, PA.

She works in the area of comparative politics and her research interests include political parties, party patronage and corruption and the democratic representation of ethnic minorities.

Currently, Dr. Spirova serves as Research Director of the Institute and book reviews editor for East European Politics.

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Last Modified: 14-12-2015