Trajche Panov holds a PhD and a Master of Research from the European University Institute (EUI). In his doctoral thesis, he looked at the reasons why voters stop voting and how party ideology shifts influence on demobilisation of voters.
At present Trajche is a Research Associate at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies for the GlobalStat Project. He is affiliated with Impact – the Institute for Research and Social Innovations where he was a project manager for Election Compass Macedonia 2016, a voting advice application (VAA) for the parliamentary elections in Macedonia. Trajche is also a lecturer in European Politics at the James Madison University (Florence), where he teaches courses in the European Union Policy Studies Master Programme. Prior to coming to the EUI, he did his Master’s degree in Political Science at the Central European University. He also held a Visiting Scholar position at the Wilf Family Department of Politics, New York University, in 2013.
His research interests include voting behaviour, political parties, European integration, political economy and post- communist countries.
Macedonian (native), English, Serbo-Croatian (advanced), Italian (intermediate), Russian (basic)