Petia A. Kostadinova

    Email Address: pkostad@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Political Science
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: BSB 1118 Phone: 312-413-2187
    Webpage: http://pols.las.uic.edu/political-science/people/faculty/pkostadinova
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    I am working on a project of local democracy in the post-communist countries, focusing on Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5 or more

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Min GPA 3.5 preferred, although I will consider students with GPA above 3.0. Native language skills in Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian or Slovak - a priority but other students will also be considered. Social science majors preferred but language abilities take a priority.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Research assistants will help identify local politicians in these countries; and help create a survey of their political motivations and autonomy.

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