Dorina Baltag (D.B.)
Dorina Baltag teaches European Studies primarly in the Bachelor European Studies Programme and occasionally in the Master Programmes at the Politics Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University. She teaches courses and supervises MA and BA thesis on EU external relations (with special focus on EU diplomacy and the ENP), EU public policy and International Relations as well as methodology and research skills.
Dorina pursued her PhD as a Marie Curie fellow at Lougborough Univeristy and graduated the Research Master in European Studies at Maastricht University (MSc obtained cum laude).
Dorina Baltag wrote her PhD on ‘The Practice and Performance of EU diplomacy in Eastern Europe after the inauguration of the EEAS’ at Loughborough University. Her current research for which she obtained a Marie Curie Fellowship in 2012 (Initial Training Network INCOOP) focuses on EU diplomatic performance in Eastern Europe with focus on Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus.
She contributed to the ‘Routledge Handbook on the ENP’ (2018: Routledge, Oxford), the ‘External Governance as Security Community Building’ (2016: Palgrave, London) and co-edited the ‘The European Union and Central and Eastern Europe: Assessing Performance’ book (2018: 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) EIoP (European Integration Online) papers (2015) and the Hague Journal of Diplomacy (2018).