This project is supported by a grant of Ministery of Research and Innovation, CNCS - UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P1-1.1-TE-2016-0073, within PNCDI III © Centre for European Studies - Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi  

Project team.

ROSEC project
Loredana SIMIONOV | researcher Loredana   is   a   PhD,   Researcher   at   CES.   She   has   a   PhD   in   Economics   and   International   Relations,   having   as   main academic   areas   of   interest   the   relations   between   the   EU   and   Russia,   the   European   Neighbourhood   Policy,   EU   Foreign Affairs,   as   well   as   the   economic   integration   process   of   the   EU.   Although   she   is   at   the   debut   of   her   academic   career,   Ms Simionov   has   been   involved   within   the   Centre’s   activities   since   2011,   when   she   was   a   PhD   student.   Moreover,   she   has outstanding   research   results   and   has   participated   in   a   variety   of   courses   and   trainings   in   order   to   complement   her expertise and education.
Bogdan-Constantin IBANESCU | researcher Bogdan   is   a   researcher   at   Centre   for   European   Studies,   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza   University   from   Iasi.   He   has   a   PhD   in Human   Geography   obtained   in   2012   at   Bordeaux   Montaigne   University   with   a   thesis   on   rural   tourism   in   peripheral areas.   His   main   research   areas   are   geography   of   tourism,   spatial   analysis   and   European   peripheries.   He   has   a   5   years teaching   experience   in   universities   from   Romania,   Morocco   and   France   on   topics   related   to   geography   of   tourism, spatial   analysis,   project   management,   peripheral   spaces.   He   benefited   from   a   postdoctoral   fellowship   in   Morocco during   6   months   (2013)   on   tourism   potential   of   peripheral   areas   and   from   a   postdoctoral.   He   participated   in   several research   projects   and   abroad   courses   and   trainings:   student   fellowship   (France,   2007),   master   fellowship   (France,   2008-2009),   summer school    (Canada,    2012).    Beside    its    academic    experience,    he    has    a    2    years    experience    as    a    research    associate    of    International Geostrategic Maritime Observatory (IGMO), a French think-tank.
Ciprian ALUPULUI | researcher Ciprian   is   the   coordinator   of   the   European   Documentation   Centre.   He   is   involved   in   several   research   programs   (Jean Monnet,   ESPON)   and   his   interests   comprise   local   and   regional   development,   territorial   governance      and   cross-border cooperation   policy.   He   was   part   of   the   team   responsible   for   implementing   several   projects.   In   the   last   five   years   he   was involved   in   organising   of   more   than   20   major   events   in   the   European   Studies   field   and   he   was   also   part   of   the management team for several JM programmes implemented at the CES.
Teodor Lucian MOGA | project coordinator Teodor   is   assistant   professor   in   the   foreign   affairs   &   security   issues   at   Centre   for   European   Studies    and   former   post- doc   researcher   at   the   University   of   St.   Gallen,   Switzerland   (topic:   Geopolitics   of   the   post-Soviet   Eastern   Europe).   He was   a   holder   of   the   Swiss   Government   Excellence   Scholarship.   He   previously   pursued   a   PhD   in   Economics   and International   Relations   at   UAIC   and   a   MA   in   Political   Science   at   the   University   of   Manchester,   UK.   His   main   academic fields   of   interest   are   EU   foreign   and   security   policy,   European   Neighbourhood   Policy   and   the   Eastern   Partnership.   He pursued   relevant   research   and   teaching   stints   at   the   European   Commission,   the   British   Embassy   Bucharest,   European Union   Institute   for   Security   Studies,   Paris,   George   C.   Marshall   European   Center   for   Security   Studies   and   Romanian   Academy   of Science.   He   has   strong   expertise   in   the   EaP   region   (teaching,   organising   events   and   designing   research   projects).   Role   in   the   project: he   is   the   coordinator   of   the   project   and   responsible   for   the   management   of   the   events,   for   the   monitoring   of   specific   activities,   budget control, and for the submission of reports on outcomes.  
Alexandra GHEORGHIU | researcher Alexandra   is   a   teaching   assistant   at   the   Faculty   of   Psychology   and   Educational   Sciences   of   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza University   of   Iasi   (Romania),   and   senior   data   analyst   for   GfK.   Alexandra   holds   a   PhD   in   Social   Psychology   applied   to transportation   behaviour   since   2012.   She   has   7   years   of   teaching   and   research   experience   at   the   University   of Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza,   University   Blaise   Pascal   Clermont   Ferrand,   University   Jules   Verne,   Amiens   and   the   French Institute    of    Science    and    Technology    for    Transport,    Development    and    Networks    (IFSTTAR).    Her    main    teaching experience   covers   experimental   psychology,   statistics,   social   psychology,   and   organizational   psychology.   During   2015   Alexandra   was   a Postdoctoral   Fellow   at   the   University   of   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza   where   she   studied   the   impact   of   cultural   values   on   driving   behaviour. She   is   mainly   interested   in   how   and   why   groups   can   change   individual’s   behaviour   in   risky   situations,   the   impact   of   values,   culture, and norms on risky behaviours, as well as eco-friendly behaviours.
Ion MUȘCHEI | PhD candidate I on   is   PhD   student   in   Economics   and   International   Affairs,   having   as   a   major   topic   Moldova   and   European   Union relations.   He   has   a   MA   at   Centre   for   European   Studies,   UAIC.   During   his   studies   Ion   attended   many   international conferences,   debates   and   forums   dealing   with   ENP/EaP   issues.   In   2016   Ion   was   a   member   of   the   organising   team   of the   international   conference   EURINT   2016   “The   Eastern   Partnership   under   strain-time   for   a   rethink?”.   Apart   from   his PhD,   Ion   is   involved   in   extra-curricular   activities   being   keen   on   the   development   of   his   community.   He   attended   more than   ten   Erasmus+   Projects   in   different   countries,   being   interested   to   contribute   to   community   development.   His   field   of   interests   are EU foreign affairs, EU Diplomacy, Europeanisation in R. Moldova etc.

PROJECT COORDINATOR

PROJECT TEAM

HOST INSTITUTION

RoSec   project   takes   place   within   the   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza   University   of   Iaşi    (UAIC).   UAIC   is   the   oldest   and   one   of   the   most   prestigious higher   education   institutions   in   Romania.   Since   1860   UAIC   has   been   carrying   on   a   tradition   of   excellence   and   innovation   in   the   fields   of education   and   research.   The   project   is   implemented   by   the   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza   University   of   Iasi   and   managed   by   the   Centre   for European   Studies   of   (CES),    with   a   solid   expertise   on   the   EU’s   eastern   neighbourhood   and   EU’s   cross-border   cooperation.   CES   is   an interdisciplinary   department   within   UAIC   which   focuses   on   developing   new   academic   and   research   programmes   mainly   in   the   field   of regional studies.
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Project team.

HOST INSTITUTION

RoSec   project   takes   place   within   the   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza   University   of   Iaşi   (UAIC).    UAIC    is    the    oldest    and    one    of    the    most    prestigious    higher education   institutions   in   Romania.   Since   1860   UAIC   has   been   carrying   on   a tradition    of    excellence    and    innovation    in    the    fields    of    education    and research.    The    project    is    implemented    by    the    Alexandru    Ioan    Cuza University   of   Iasi   and   managed   by   the   Centre   for   European   Studies   of (CES),    with   a   solid   expertise   on   the   EU’s   eastern   neighbourhood   and   EU’s cross-border   cooperation.   CES   is   an   interdisciplinary   department   within UAIC     which     focuses     on     developing     new     academic     and     research programmes mainly in the field of regional studies.

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Teodor Lucian MOGA | project coordinator Teodor    is    assistant    professor    in    the    foreign    affairs    & security    issues    at    Centre    for    European    Studies     and former    post-doc    researcher    at    the    University    of    St. Gallen,   Switzerland   (topic:   Geopolitics   of   the   post-Soviet Eastern     Europe).     He     was     a     holder     of     the     Swiss Government      Excellence      Scholarship.      He      previously pursued   a   PhD   in   Economics   and   International   Relations   at   UAIC   and   a MA   in   Political   Science   at   the   University   of   Manchester,   UK.   His   main academic   fields   of   interest   are   EU   foreign   and   security   policy,   European Neighbourhood   Policy   and   the   Eastern   Partnership.   He   pursued   relevant research   and   teaching   stints   at   the   European   Commission,   the   British Embassy   Bucharest,   European   Union   Institute   for   Security   Studies,   Paris, George   C.   Marshall   European   Center   for   Security   Studies   and   Romanian Academy   of   Science.   He   has   strong   expertise   in   the   EaP   region   (teaching, organising   events   and   designing   research   projects).   Role   in   the   project: he   is   the   coordinator   of   the   project   and   responsible   for   the   management of   the   events,   for   the   monitoring   of   specific   activities,   budget   control,   and for the submission of reports on outcomes.  

PROJECT TEAM

Loredana SIMIONOV | researcher Loredana   is   a   PhD,   Researcher   at   CES.   She   has   a   PhD   in Economics    and    International    Relations,    having    as    main academic   areas   of   interest   the   relations   between   the   EU and    Russia,    the    European    Neighbourhood    Policy,    EU Foreign    Affairs,    as    well    as    the    economic    integration process   of   the   EU.   Although   she   is   at   the   debut   of   her academic   career,   Ms   Simionov   has   been   involved   within the   Centre’s   activities   since   2011,   when   she   was   a   PhD   student.   Moreover, she   has   outstanding   research   results   and   has   participated   in   a   variety   of courses     and     trainings     in     order     to     complement     her     expertise     and education.
Bogdan-Constantin IBANESCU | researcher Bogdan   is   a   researcher   at   Centre   for   European   Studies, Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza   University   from   Iasi.   He   has   a   PhD in    Human    Geography    obtained    in    2012    at    Bordeaux Montaigne   University   with   a   thesis   on   rural   tourism   in peripheral      areas.      His      main      research      areas      are geography    of    tourism,    spatial    analysis    and    European peripheries.   He   has   a   5   years   teaching   experience   in   universities   from Romania,    Morocco    and    France    on    topics    related    to    geography    of tourism,   spatial   analysis,   project   management,   peripheral   spaces.   He benefited   from   a   postdoctoral   fellowship   in   Morocco   during   6   months (2013)   on   tourism   potential   of   peripheral   areas   and   from   a   postdoctoral. He   participated   in   several   research   projects   and   abroad   courses   and trainings:   student   fellowship   (France,   2007),   master   fellowship   (France, 2008-2009),     summer     school     (Canada,     2012).     Beside     its     academic experience,    he    has    a    2    years    experience    as    a    research    associate    of International    Geostrategic    Maritime    Observatory    (IGMO),    a    French think-tank.
Ciprian ALUPULUI | researcher Ciprian       is       the       coordinator       of       the       European Documentation   Centre.   He   is   involved   in   several   research programs     (Jean     Monnet,     ESPON)     and     his     interests comprise     local     and     regional     development,     territorial governance      and   cross-border   cooperation   policy.   He   was part   of   the   team   responsible   for   implementing   several projects.   In   the   last   five   years   he   was   involved   in   organising   of   more   than 20   major   events   in   the   European   Studies   field   and   he   was   also   part   of the   management   team   for   several   JM   programmes   implemented   at   the CES.
Alexandra GHEORGHIU | researcher Alexandra    is    a    teaching    assistant    at    the    Faculty    of Psychology   and   Educational   Sciences   of   Alexandru   Ioan Cuza    University    of    Iasi    (Romania),    and    senior    data analyst    for    GfK.    Alexandra    holds    a    PhD    in    Social Psychology   applied   to   transportation   behaviour   since 2012.    She    has    7    years    of    teaching    and    research    experience    at    the University   of   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza,   University   Blaise   Pascal   Clermont Ferrand,    University    Jules    Verne,    Amiens    and    the    French    Institute    of Science    and    Technology    for    Transport,    Development    and    Networks (IFSTTAR).      Her      main      teaching      experience      covers      experimental psychology,   statistics,   social   psychology,   and   organizational   psychology. During   2015   Alexandra   was   a   Postdoctoral   Fellow   at   the   University   of Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza   where   she   studied   the   impact   of   cultural   values   on driving   behaviour.   She   is   mainly   interested   in   how   and   why   groups   can change   individual’s   behaviour   in   risky   situations,   the   impact   of   values, culture,    and    norms    on    risky    behaviours,    as    well    as    eco-friendly behaviours.
Ion MUȘCHEI | PhD candidate I on    is    PhD    student    in    Economics    and    International Affairs,   having   as   a   major   topic   Moldova   and   European Union   relations.   He   has   a   MA   at   Centre   for   European Studies,    UAIC.    During    his    studies    Ion    attended    many international   conferences,   debates   and   forums   dealing with   ENP/EaP   issues.   In   2016   Ion   was   a   member   of   the organising    team    of    the    international    conference    EURINT    2016    “The Eastern   Partnership   under   strain-time   for   a   rethink?”.   Apart   from   his PhD,    Ion    is    involved    in    extra-curricular    activities    being    keen    on    the development   of   his   community.   He   attended   more   than   ten   Erasmus+ Projects    in    different    countries,    being    interested    to    contribute    to community   development.   His   field   of   interests   are   EU   foreign   affairs,   EU Diplomacy, Europeanisation in R. Moldova etc.