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Roland Gjoni

Phd Candidate/Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholar

School of Politics & International Relations
UCD School of Politics and International Relations
Newman Building
Belfield Campus
Dublin 4

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Email: roland.gjoni@ucdconnect.ie

Biography

Roland Gjoni is a PhD Candidate at UCD School of Politics and International Relations.  He is researching on ethnic conflict and nationalism with a particular focus on kin state politics of Albania and Ireland in the ethno-national conflicts in Kosovo and Northern Ireland.  Before his doctoral studies, he completed his postgraduate studies in law (LL.M) in 2005 at Columbia University School of Law in the City of New York under a Fulbright Scholarship.  Roland held a SPIRE teaching assistant scholarship for two consecutive years (2012-2013) tutoring in international relations modules at undergraduate level.  He currently holds a Government of Ireland/Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2015.
Title: Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship
Year: 2014.
Title: Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship
Year: 2013.
Title: Open Society Institute Global Supplementary Grant
Year: 2012.
Title: Open Society Institute Global Supplementary Grant
Year: 2013.
Title: SPIRe Graduate Teaching Scholarship
Year: 2012.
Title: SPIRe Graduate Teaching Scholarship
Year: 2004.
Title: Wolfgang Friedman International Law Fellowship
Year: 2004.
Title: Fulbright Postgraduate Level Scholarship
       

Conference Contributions

Roland Gjoni (2015) Logistical Nationalism: Albania's Kin State Politics After Communism. [Unrefereed Article], Nationalism: Past, Present and Future, School of Sociology, University College Dublin , 11-JUN-15 - 11-JUN-15.
Roland Gjoni (2015) A Different Kind of us: National Identity Dynamics in Albania and Kosovo. [Unrefereed Article], ECPR Joint Sessions, Warsaw , 29-MAR-15 - 02-APR-15.
               

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Roland Gjoni, Anna Wetterberg, David Dunbar (2010) 'Decentralization as a conflict mitigation tool: the challenge in Kosovo'. Public Administration, 30 (5):291-312. [DOI] [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Roland Gjoni (2011) Building a new state and a new society through constitutional design: is the external state building working in Kosovo Annual Meeting of Political Science Association of UK [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

Ethnic conflict, nationalism, kin state politics, power sharing, constitutional designs for ethnic conflict management
     

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

 

Enhancement of Teaching

Review and Enhancement of Curriculum

Developing as a Teacher

Innovation & Leadership