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Dorina Baltag, Ms

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  • English (Full professional proficiency)
  • Romanian (mother tongue)
  • Russian (bilingual proficiency)
  • French (limited working proficiency)


Dorina Baltag teaches European Studies at Maastricht University and is currently finalising her PhD at Loughborough University. Her current research for which she obtained a Marie Curie Fellowship in 2012 (European Commission, FP7 People programme, Initial Training Network INCOOP) focuses on EU diplomatic performance in Eastern Europe with focus on Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus. Her recent article on "EU External Representation Post-Lisbon: The Performance of EU Diplomacy in Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine" was published in the Hague Journal of Diplomacy. She has co-authored book chapters in the Routledge Handbook on the ENP (2018) and the 'External Governance as Security Community Building' (Palgrave, 2016); and co-edited a Special Issue (2017) on 'Assessing the performance of the European Union in Central and Eastern Europe and in its Neighbourhood' (East European Politics). Her work has been published, in among other, in SWP (German Institute for International and Security Affairs) working papers (2011), INCOOP policy briefs (2013), NUPI (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs) working papers (2014), and EIoP (European Integration Online) papers (2015).