Albana Rexha

public policy, EU Integration, good governance, public administration, anti-corruption

Albana Rexha is a Senior Research Fellow at GLPS. Her research primarily focuses on good governance and public policy in the context of EU enlargement policy. She has joined GLPS in 2013 and since then has successfully initiated and led various projects that focused on good governance, EU integration, public administration, and anti-corruption. She has also worked on issues related to Kosovo’s membership in international organisations, regulatory agencies, and rule of law reforms.

Albana is currently a PhD researcher at the South East European University in North Macedonia and has been a visiting PhD researcher at the Central European University in Hungary and at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Germany. She also holds an MA in Public Policy from the Central European University in Hungary, where she was honored as the student speaker of the year, and a BA degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology (earned through the American University in Kosovo). In addition, she has attended summer school classes on Economy in Transition Countries of South East Europe at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She has taken part in a number of conferences and is a published author.

Albana is a winner of several prestigious awards and scholarships including the DAAD short-term research grant, OSF Civil Society Scholar Award, Central European University Fellowship, OSF Young Professional Development Fellowship, the AUK Excellence Award Scholarship, the IPKO Foundation Scholarship, valedictorian student. 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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October 11, 2017


Rule of Law for the Average Joe