Leposava Ognjanoska

Research Fellow, Member of the Working Group of Women Experts on Foreign and Security Policy

She is a Ph.D. Student at the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, where she graduated and in 2016 earned an MA in the field of Law of the European Union, Chapter 23 and Enlargement.

Leposava has more than 6 years of professional experience. She has been working on numerous international projects in various think-tanks related to democratic governance and the rule of law. In 2016, she was engaged as a young researcher within the TRAIN Programme conducted by the German Council on Foreign Relations from Berlin. She has passed the Bar Exam and earned a title Juris Doctor, and worked in the judiciary and prosecution on cases of organized crime and high corruption.

Her main research interests include the deepening and spillover effects of the EU integration process and the protection of the rule of law in that context, Judiciary as filed under the Chapter 23 of the Union acquis, the Enlargement policy and conditionality policy in particular, Europeanisation and transformative power of the Union.

Leposava is a Senior Research Fellow of PRESPA Institute since December 2020.