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Prof. Diana Mishkova
CAS Director

Prof. Diana Mishkova

Diana Mishkova is Professor of History and Academic Director of the Centre for Advanced Study in Sofia, Foreign Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Doctor Honoris Causa of Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. Areas of specialization: modern and contemporary history of Eastern Europe.
Assoc. Prof. Roumen Avramov
CAS Permanent Fellow

Assoc. Prof. Roumen Avramov

Associate Professor Roumen Avramov is an economist and economic historian. He has researched the Bulgarian pre-WWII and communist economy, post-communist transition, monetary economics and central banking, business cycles, history of economic ideas, the economics of inter-ethnical conflicts.
Assoc. Prof. Daniel Smilov
CAS Academic Associate

Assoc. Prof. Daniel Smilov

Daniel Smilov holds two doctoral degrees in Law from Central European University (Legal Regulation of Political Finance, 1999) and University of Oxford (Judicial Discretion in Constitutional Jurisprudence: The Constitutional Policies and Doctrines of the Bulgarian Constitutional Court, 2003). He is a programme director at the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, an associate professor of...
Editor of CAS Newsletter

Dr. Svetla Baloutzova

Svetla Baloutzova joined CAS Sofia in September 2007. She holds two MA degrees in English Philology and German (Sofia University ‘St Kliment Ohridski’) and in History (Central European University, Budapest). In 2005, she received her doctoral degree in History from the University of Cambridge, UK. Her research work centred on Legislation and State Policy towards...
Dimiter Dimov
Coordinator International Projects and CAS online resources

Dimiter Dimov

A late PhD student at the Department of Cultural Studies in the field of Semiotics, Sofia University. MA in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Sofia University. Dimiter Dimov started as a coordinator of the First Nexus Conference and then continued his engagement as a coordinator of the CAS online resources. He is also coordinating CAS international...
Violeta Kuzmanova
CAS Financial Manager

Violeta Kuzmanova

Violeta Kuzmanova, CAS Financial Manager MA in Pedagogy and Children’s Psychology at Veliko Turnovo University ‘St. St. Kiril and Metodii’ MA in Finance (Institute of Economics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
Milena Varzonovtseva
MLIS Library and Information Studies (2012) – University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada MA in Medieval Studies (2003) – Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Georgi Vladev
Office Manager

Georgi Vladev

MA in English and American Studies, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”