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Veronica Anghel

Veronica Anghel


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  • Campus Location: SAIS Europe
  • Office Location: SAIS Europe, Bologna Italy


Veronica Anghel is Lecturer at SAIS Europe; Visiting Fellow, Robert Schuman Center - European University Institute; Editorial Fellow, Government & Opposition. Dr. Anghel was previously a Max Weber Fellow and Assistant Professor (part-time) in the Political Science Department of the European University Institute. She held research fellowships at the Stanford University (Fulbright), Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, the Institute for Human Sciences Vienna, the Institute for Central Europe Vienna, the University of Bordeaux, and the Institute for Government in Vienna. She received her PhD summa cum laude from the University of Bucharest in co-direction with the University of Bordeaux. Dr. Anghel worked as a foreign affairs advisor for the Romanian Presidential Administration (2014 – 2015) and a Diplomatic Adviser for the Romanian Senate (2012 – 2014). Anghel provides risk analysis for consultancy outfits on European integration, rule of law issues and party politics in post-communist Europe. Dr. Anghel is the recipient of the 2020 ‘Rising Star’ Award of the European Consortium of Political Research.



  • International Development
  • law
  • Risk


  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the News

Is EU enlargement to Ukraine and Moldova credible?

The Loop published an article co-authored by Professor Anghel which discusses the possibility of both Ukraine and Moldova entering the European Union despite not meeting EU membership criteria. The authors mention previous EU membership promises to the countries of the Western Balkans, however, note that there may be a difference when security of the EU is in question.