School of Social and Political Science

Deanna Soloninka

Job Title

PhD student

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City (Address)

Edinburgh

Country (Address)

UK

Post code (Address)

EH8 9LD

Background

Supervisors

Professor Luke March and Dr Wilfried Swenden

About

Deanna Soloninka is a PhD candidate in Politics researching external influence on state-minority relations in Ukraine and Moldova.

This research is supported by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship and a 2019 European Union Studies Association (EUSA) Haas Fund Fellowship.

Qualifications

PhD in Politics (University of Edinburgh) 2017 - present

MA in Political Studies (Queen's University) 2016

BA (Hons) with distinction in Political Studies (Queen's University) 2015

Teaching

Senior Tutor, Politics in a Changing World, University of Edinburgh (Fall 2019)

Tutor, Comparative Politics in a Globalized World, University of Edinburgh (Winter 2019)

Tutor, International Cooperation in Europe and Beyond, University of Edinburgh (Fall 2018)

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Politics and Government, Queen's University (Fall 2015 and Winter 2016)

Research interests

Research interests

State-minority relations, International organisations, European institutions, Nationalism and national identity, Minority rights, post-Soviet politics, Comparative politics