REMUS ANGHEL - Project Director
Remus Anghel works as researcher at the Romanian Institute for Researches on National Minorities in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He obtained his PhD in Sociology at the University of Bielefeld, Germany, with a thesis on social status and transnationalism among Romanians in the Western Europe. In the past years, he engaged in researching and publishing on the topic of Romanian migration.
ANATOLIE COSCIUG - Early Stage Researcher
Cosciug Anatolie is working as a research assistant at Faculty of Political Science, Babes-Bolyai University. He holds a BA in Political Science from Babes-Bolyai University (2010) and a MA in Political Science at Babes-Bolyai University (2012). His research interests are related to the social networks and trust under the migration phenomenon.
Local perspectives on Migration, Development and Social Change in Romania
OVIDIU OLTEAN - Early Stage Researcher
Ovidiu Oltean is currently Master of Arts student in the Management of Political Organizations at the Faculty of Political Science, Public Administration and Communication, Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj Napoca, and research assistant in the project Recasting Migrants' Voices. Local perspectives on migration, development and social change in Romania. Apart from the present studies he holds a BA in Political Science obtained at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations, University of Lucian Blaga Sibiu, a MA in International Relations and Security at the same university, and a MA in Political Science at the University of Rennes 1, France. His research interests include the connection between political institutions and democratization, migration and transnationalism, economic policy and migration.
IONELA VLASE - Senior Researcher
Ionela Vlase works at the Research Institute for Quality of Life, Romanian Academy of Sciences, and is also postdoc researcher at the University of Bucharest, Department of Sociology. Her areas of interest are: migration, gender studies, migrant networks, quality of life, social indicators, social inequalities. Her most recent publications include “My husband is a patriot! Gender and Romanian family return migration from Italy”, forthcoming in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Migra?ia de întoarcere a românilor din Italia. Studiu de caz în Vulturu, Vrancea” (Romanian return migration from Italy. Case study in Vulturu, Vrancea), “Gender and migration-driven changes in rural Eastern Romania. Migrants’ perspectives” in International Review of Social Research.
MARGIT FAUSER- Associate Researcher
Margit Fauser holds a summa cum laude doctoral degree in Sociology from Bielefeld University (2009). Before she studied Political Science, Sociology and Spanish Philology at the universities of Heidelberg, UA Barcelona and Hamburg. Since 2005 she is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Sociology at Bielefeld University.She is currently a member and co-director of the C1 project within the Collaborative Research Centre 882. Her publications include scholarly books, articles and book chapters on migration, transnationalization, the evolution of migrant organizations, as well as local development, and urban issues. Her current projects deal with social inequalities in transnational perspective, global mobility, sociology of citizenship and the transformations of locality.
CAMELIA BADEA - Early Stage Researcher
Camelia Badea holds a MA in Sociology and Anthropology from Central European University (2012) with a thesis on transnational families. Her research interests include transnational migration and European citizenship, ethnic relations and urban change. Her previous work experience includes projects on local administration and civic participation in local governance.
(April 2012 - April 2013)
MONICA SERBAN - Senior Researcher
Monica Serban got her PhD in 2009, at the University of Bucharest, with a thesis on the dynamics of Romanian migration to Spain. She is a sociologist, a principal research fellow with Research Institute for the Quality of Life, Romanian Academy. Besides her main affiliation, she also holds a lecturer position within the Department of Sociology of the University of Bucharest, where she is teaching a graduate course on Sociology of Migration and an undergraduate course on Demography. She is interested in migration policies, social and migration networks. Her most recent publication: "Immigrant involvement in voluntary associations" (with Bogdan Voicu) (paper accepted for publication in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, acceptance date: January, 17, 2012)
(April 2012 - April 2013)