Alexandru Filip obtained his Doctorate at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) in 2017, exploring the rise of eurosceptic populist parties and its influence on moderate mainstream parties. He is a student and scholar of European Integration and his main interests lie in the fields of European Union Politics, Populism and Electoral Competition. Prior to his work on the Dahrendorf Forum, Alex has explored the dynamics of public opinion formation as a research associate at Jacobs University Bremen, and conducted briefing and event organization as an intern in the European Parliament’s General Directorate for Communication. Originally from Sibiu, Romania, Alex has a BSc in Political Science from the University of Helsinki and an MSc in Political Science at the University of Uppsala.
Areas of Expertise: European Integration, EU Politics, Electoral Politics