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School of Political Science (SPS) and Psychology

Tenured and Adjunct Faculty



Education and Research

Previous Work Experience

Areas of Expertise

Link to Full CV

Zlat Milovanovic, PhD

Professor Honoris Causa

PhD - Temple University, USA

Monitor for OSCE – ODIHR and the US Embassy,

President of The Strategic Planning Committee, International School of Stockholm (ISS)

European Law, Business Ethics,

International Law,

American Foreign Policy

Zlat Milovanovic, PhD – full CV

Zoran Shapurikj, PhD

Tenure Professor

PhD – Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Law, Skopje, Macedonia

Senior Expert in the Constitutional Court

Member of the Parliament

Minister of Environment and Physical Planning

EU Structures and Institutions,

Constitutional Law,

Environment and Sustainable Development

Zoran Shapurikj, PhD – full CV



Katerina Kolozova, PhD

Tenure Professor

PhD - University of “Sveti Kiril i Metodij” of Skopje, Faculty of Philosophy: Department of Philosophy in programmatic collaboration with EHESS-Paris (Centre “Louis Gernet ”) and Collège de France through a fellowship for doctoral research granted by the French Government.

Director of the Institute in Social Sciences and Humanities-Skopje

Gender studies,

Political Philosophy 

Katerina Kolozova, PhD – full CV

Stevo Pendarovski, PhD

Associate Professor

PhD – Institute for Political, Legal and Sociological Research, Skopje, Macedonia

Advisor to the President of the Republic of Macedonia


Head of the State Electoral Commission

International Security,

US Foreign Policy,

International Organizations,
International Law

Stevo Pendarovski, PhD – full CV

Ivan Dodovski, PhD


Associate Professor

Dean of the School Of Political Science (SPS)

PhD - University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Program Director for Culture and Communication at the FOSIM

Editor for Culture for Studentski zbor – Macedonian students magazine

Critical Theory, 

Research Methodology,

American Literature,



Ivan Dodovski, PhD – full CV

Ana Tomovska Misoska, PhD


Associate Professor

PhD – Queen's University Belfast, UK

Harvard Business School Alumni (EFER EEC)

Foundation Open Society Institute Macedonia



Consumer behavior,

Consumer Psychology

Ana Tomovska Misoska, PhD – full CV

Miodraga Stefanovska Petkovska, PhD

Associate Professor

PhD – Institute Eurobalkan Skopje,


MBA – University American College Skopje

NGO - Open Society foundation


Macedonian Interethnic Association for Health Promotion and Education


Social work and policies,

Organizational behavior,

Social Psychology

Miodraga Stefanovska Petkovska, PhD – full CV

Evica Delova Jolevska, PhD

Associate Professor

PhD – University Ss. Cyril and Methodius Skopje, Macedonia

Head of NBRM Supervision



Evica Delova Jolevska, PhD – full CV

Elizabet Mukaetova-Ladinska, PhD

PhD – University of Cambridge, UK

Institute for Ageing and Health, University of Newcastle, UK


Old Age Psychciatry

Elizabet Mukaetova-Ladinska, PhD - Full CV 







Marina Andeva, PhD
Assistant Professor
 PhD - University of Trieste, Italy  Research Fellow at the Institute for International Sociology of Gorizia (Italy)

President of Center for research, cross-border cooperation and development (CRCD)

 EU Regional Policy,

Minorities and Migrations
 Marina Andeva, PhD – full CV


Maja Korubin-Kjorluka, PhD

PhD – Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Institute of Psychology

Licensed Gestalt Psychotherapist

Head of Unit for Training of Trainers and Teachers Personal Development and Professional Orientation at the Centre for Adult Education, Macedonian Ministry of Education and Science

Positive Psychology,

Personality Psychology

Maja Korubin,PhD – full CV

Ljupcho Efremov, PhD

PhD – Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Institute of Psychology

GFK Skopje – Senior Research Consultant

Lecturer at High School of Journalism and Public Relations, Skopje

Industrial and Organizational Psychology,

Marketing Psychology

Ljupcho Efremov, PhD - full CV

Aneta Kochanoff, PhD

PhD – George Mason University, Washington DC

Assistant professor at Arizona State University, AZ

Visiting professor at Temple University, PA

Policy consultant

Early child development, 


Child Care Quality and Accessibility,

Program Evaluation,

Qualitative and Naturalistic Reseach Methods

Aneta Kochanoff, PhD  - full CV

Emilija Georgievska-Nanevska, PhD

PhD in Clinical Psychology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA

Adjunct Professor at Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus

Adjunct Professor of General Psychology, Suffolk University, Madrid Campus

Child and Adolescent Applied Psychology,


Psychology of Creativity

Emilija Georgievska-Nanevska, PhD – full CV

Visiting Professors




David McGaffey, PhD


David C. McGaffey is an international consultant (President of InterConsult Global) and Professor of International Relations (emeritus). He is a Fulbright Senior Scholar, and occasionally teaches at Holy Names University, St. Mary’s College of California and UC Berkeley on an adjunct basis. He is also affiliated with UACS (Skopje, Macedonia), and the University of Sierra Leone, where he developed that University’s first MBA program and directed the Institute of Public Administration and Management. Professor McGaffey returned to teaching and consulting when he retired in 1991 from the US Foreign Service, after a twenty-five-year career as a U.S. diplomat, serving in the Philippines, Afghanistan, Iran, and Guyana, among other countries. He is a specialist in negotiations, cultural analysis, organizational behavior, and strategic planning and is the author of numerous books and articles, as well as curricula, simulations, and other publications. He has taught at 12 different Universities on four continents. Professor McGaffey holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University - School of Advanced International Studies. His other graduate and undergraduate study was at Harvard (Kennedy School), MIT (Sloan School), The University of Detroit, and the Foreign Service Institute.


Prof. Robert Hudson, PhD


Robert Hudson is University Professor in European History and Cultural Politics at the University of Derby, and Director of the Identity, Conflict and Representation Research Centre, since 2004. He is the former Head of European Studies at Derby, and has been a European Union Jean Monnet Scholar since 1995. A graduate of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, he held a Yugoslav government scholarship as a Post-Graduate Fellow at the University of Sarajevo. In the 1980s he lectured at Exeter College of Art and Design and the University of Rennes (France). Hudson was a faculty member of the EU Marie-Curie - funded European Doctoral Enhancement Programme (EDEN) in Peace and Conflict Studies (1997 – 2010). Hudson’s research is rooted in the histories and cultural politics of conflicts and post-conflict aftermaths; with a focus on inter-ethnic conflict, the politics of identity formation and the representation of ethnic minorities in Europe. He teaches on European cultural identities and ethnic minorities in Europe at undergraduate and masters’ levels.


Prof. Dimitrios Akrivoulis, PhD


Dimitrios E. Akrivoulis is an Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Balkans at the Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece. He also teaches as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey; he is a Visiting Professor at University American College Skopje, Macedonia; and at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization, UNESCO Chair/Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; and the European Centre for Peace and Development, University for Peace (est. UN), Belgrade, Serbia. He has also taught at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK and at other universities. He holds an LLB and an LLM from the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, and a PhD in International Relations from the University of Kent. He is the Legal Advisor of the Research Committee of the University of Western Macedonia, Kozani, Greece. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Hellenic Society of International Law and International Relations, and an active member of the Political Studies Association, the British International Studies Association, the International Studies Association, and the European Consortium for Political Research. His research interests include international political theory and continental political thought. His work has been published by international publishing houses, such as Macmillan, Palgrave, Routledge, and Peter Lang.


Heinz Bongartz, PhD


Heinz Bongartz obtained a PhD in Sociology from the University of Bielefeld, Germany. He worked in various development projects in India, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, Uruguay and Macedonia. He has also been teaching the sociology of development at Universities in Germany, Nepal, Philippines and Macedonia and has published various books on the issues of development in the underdeveloped countries of Asia. Being on the staff of the German Foundation “Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung” for the last 25 years, he currently serves as the resident representative of the foundation in Kenya.


Experts and Diplomats

Zhivko Gruevski, PhD

Honorary Consul of Canada to Macedonia, and UACS lecturer in Diplomatic and Consular Law; PhD – Eurobalkan, Skopje

Donatino Marcon

Former Italian Ambassador to Macedonia, and UACS Lecturer in Economic Diplomacy

Viktor Gaber

Former Macedonian Ambassador, and UACS lecturer in Diplomatic Protocol, Etiquette and Correspondence

Erwan Fuere

Former EU Ambassador to Macedonia, and UACS lecturer in European Foreign and Security Policy