Albana Rexha

public policy, public administration, anti-corruption and rule of law policy

Albana Rexha is a Senior Research Fellow at GLPS. Her work primarily focuses on policy issues related to public administration and policymaking cycle in the context of EU integration, independent and regulatory agencies, and anti-corruption. She has also worked on issues related to rule of law, political party financing, EU enlargement and EU benchmarking mechanisms. In 2017, she won the Civil Society Scholar Award by the Open Society Foundations (OSF).

Albana is currently a PhD researcher at the South East European University in Macedonia and has been a visiting PhD researcher at the Central European University in Hungary. She also holds an MA in Public Policy from the Central European University in Hungary, where she was honored as the student speaker in the graduation ceremony (2013), and a BA degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology (earned through the American University in Kosovo) and . In addition, she has attended summer school classes on Economy in Transition Countries of South East Europe at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She is also a winner of the prestigious OSF -Young Professional Development Fellowship, Central European University Fellowship, the AUK Excellence Award Scholarship, the IPKO Foundation Scholarship, and lately the OSF -Civil Society Scholar Award. Before joining GLPS, Albana worked as a research intern at the OSF in Budapest. She also has experience working for both local and international organizations, including USAID/ Chemonics, the Center for Research Documentation and Publication, and the Ministry of Finance in Kosovo.

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