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Victor Cebotari

Team Member, Transnational child-raising arrangements between Africa and Europe

Victor Cebotari
Victor Cebotari was born in 1980 and grew up in Moldova. He started his studies in Political Science in 1998, at the University of Bucharest in Romania. After pursuing a specialization in international relations and European studies, he obtained his BA in July 2002. After that, Victor has followed his first MA programme in Project Management (National School for Political and Administrative Studies, Bucharest, Romania, 2004), and the second MA Programme in Social Policy Analysis (Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium, 2005). In parallel with his MA studies, Victor has worked as junior researcher at the Conflict Prevention Studies Center (CPSC) in Bucharest, Romania (July 2002 – August 2004).

In September 2006, Victor has joined Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG), where he started his PhD studies as a Marie Curie fellow. His PhD research has focused on ethnic and identity studies. Victor’s general expertise lies in the field of ethnicity, European politics, governance structures, poverty measurements, migration, mix methods research designs (quantitative and qualitative). During his PhD studies, Victor has acted as coordinator, lecturer, and tutor for various courses at MGSoG, Maastricht University (UM), and the University College Maastricht (UCM). In addition, Victor has worked for several research and training projects commissioned by UNICEF, NUFFIC, NWO, and the European Commission. He has published his research in a number of international peer-reviewed journals and book volumes.

Victor now works as a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Technology and Society Studies (TSS), at Maastricht University. He is employed in a project financed by NORFACE and NWO which focuses on the effects of transnational families, on the wellbeing of children and their caregivers in Africa and on migrant parents in Europe.

Maastricht University

The Netherlands

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