— Arolda Elbasani —
Professor Arolda Elbasani is a visiting scholar at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University. She has a PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute, Florence. She has held research or teaching positions at Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, Columbia University, European University of Tirana and Free University, Berlin. Her current research interests lay at the intersection of political Islam, democracy promotion, European integration and corruption in new democracies.