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Prof. Dr.sc Elena Todorova

Faculty of Law & Political Science

Function: Law
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Short narrative bio

Graduated in 2001 at the Faculty of law “Iustinianus Primus”, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”. She continued her education at the Institute for sociological and political and juridical researches, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”, where she got her master degree in 2007 and doctorate degree in political sciences in 2010. She started working at FON University in 2005 as teaching assistant. In 2010 she was elected as an assistant professor, and in 2015 she was elected as an associate professor in the area of political sciences at the Faculty for political sciences and diplomacy. In 2020 she was elected as a professor at the Faculty of law and political sciences (AUE-FON). In 2013 she was part of the US State department funded program on American politics and political thought at the University of Amherst, Massachusetts.

Course you have been teaching and courses you are teaching currently

EU- integration and policy; Contemporary political history; International human rights law; International relations; EU institutions; Civil society; EU policies; EU common foreign and security policy; Political marketing; Euro-atlantic integrations and R. Macedonia; Theories of transition and political development. As an assistant, I was also teaching the following courses: Constitutional law, Sociology of law and Public administration.

Subjects and research fields of BA, MA, or PhD thesis you’ve supervised and are interested in supervising

European integrations, EU strategies, institutions and policies, human rights and freedoms, political marketing.

Research interests (and on-going research, if you are conducting one)

Her research interests tackle questions related to the European Union (different aspects of its functioning, such as the concept of European citizenship, the European citizens` initiative etc.), as well as questions related to human rights and freedoms (their protection in the system of the UN, Council of Europe and the EU, the jurisprudence od the European court of human rights, analyses of concrete human rights and freedoms, human rights protection at national level etc.).

List of published articles (academic journals), texts (in edited books) and books

„Изборите и Европската конвенција за заштита на човековите права и основни слободи“ , Зборник на трудови: Парламентарните избори 2006 и македонските аспирации за членство во ЕУ и НАТО, ФОН Универзитет, Скопје, 2006
„Република Македонија во Советот на Европа (предмети против Република Македонија пред Европскиот суд за човекови права во Стразбур)“, Зборник на трудови: Република Македонија на патот кон Европа- состојби и перспективи, ФОН Универзитет, Скопје, 2007
„Положбата на човековите права и слободи во правниот систем на Република Македонија“, Стручно списание Правник, број 183-184, Јули- Август, Скопје, 2007
„Примена на член 41 од Европската конвенција во пресуди донесени против Република Македонија“, Стручно списание Правник, број 185, Септември 2007
Прилог кон изградба на тело за еднаквост во Република Македонија- Компаративна анализа на суштинските карактеристики на телата за еднаквост во ЕУ, Центар за човекови права и разрешување конфликти, Скопје, 2009, соработник
„Значењето на Европската конвенција за човекови права и основни слободи шеесет години по нејзиното донесување“, Стручно списание Правник, број 223, Скопје, Ноември 2010
“National Human Rigts Institutions- basic characteristics and classification”, Academic Journal for social sciences Vizione No.16, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2011
“The right to a healthy climate as a function of the right to life”, 1st Climate Change, Economic Development, Environment and People Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia, Spetember 2011, co-author
“The right to education as a function of acquiring knowledge as resource of development”, International Scientific Conference on economic development and standard of living, Banja Luka, September 2011, co-author
“Reduction of poverty as one of the United Nations Millenium development goals- a precondition for realization of human rights”, 2nd International Scientific Conference on economic development and standard of living, Banja Luka, October 2012
“The significance of gender inclusion for regional development”, 2nd Climate change, economic development, environment and people conference, University of Presov, Slovak Republic, 2012
“The realization of human rights in the European Union- crisis and challenges”, International Conference- The European Union in the 21st century: challenges and perspectives, Macedonian Institute for European studies, Skopje, 2013
“Promoting balanced regional development in European Union: towards more growth and prosperity”, 3rd Climate change, economic development, environment and people conference, University Donja Gorica and Alliance of Central-Eastern European Universities, Montenegro, December 2013
“The role and effect of affirmative action in democratic society”, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 20, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2013
“EU citizenship- the cornerstone of European integration”, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 21, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2014
Cooperation between the European Union and the Council of Еurope- improving the European human rights protection system, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 24, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2015
Republic of Macedonia towards the European Union- institutional and normative changes in the European integration process, International conference: Comparative institutional change- Theory and practice, Publisher: European Information Centre, 2015
Gender equality and women`s empowerment- progress and challenges, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 27, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2017
The future of the European union- the consequences of euroscepticism, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 28, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2017
Women and political participation- a precondition for gender equality and democracy, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 29, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2018
Implementing social and economic rights: a prerequisite for human dignity and decent life, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No.30, publisher: The Association of intellectuals “Democratic club”, Skopje, 2018
European citizens` initiative- bridging the distance between the European union and its citizens, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 30, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2018
International legal assistance in tax matters in the national legislation of Republic of Macedonia, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 31, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2018, co-author
Balancing a freedom of expression and fight against hate speech- a complex task, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 32, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2019
The importance of the right to education for inclusive social development and progress, International magazine for social sciences Vizione No. 33, publisher: The Association of Intelectuals “Democratic Club”, Skopje, 2019, co-author
Human rights in Central and Eastern European countries: towards their accession to the European Union, Revue des Sciences Politiques, No. 61, 2019, University of Craiova, Faculty of social sciences, political sciences specialization & center of post-communist political studies (CESPO-CEPOS)
Public administration reform in post-communist countries as a requirement for EU membership: towards the European administrative space, No. 63, 2019, University of Craiova, Faculty of social sciences, political sciences specialization & center of post-communist political studies (CESPO-CEPOS)
Еутаназијата во судската практика на Европскиот суд за човекови права- прв и втор дел (Euthanasia in the judicial practice of the European court of human rights), стручно списание Правник, бр. 334 и бр. 335, издавач: Здружение на правници на Република Северна Македонија, февруари и март 2020
Абортусот во судската практика на Европскиот суд за човекови права (Abortion in the case-law of the European court of human rights), стручно списание Правник, бр. 342, издавач: Здружение на правници на Република Северна Македонија, октомври 2020