Dorjana Bojanovska Popovska
Dorjana graduated and earned an LL. B. degree from the Iustinianus Primus Faculty of Law at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje in 2010. The same year, she got enrolled in the Constitutional Law Master program at the same University, specializing in the Human Rights and Democracy module. She graduated in 2014, defending a thesis focusing on the principle of secularism and its emergent forms in modern constitutionalism. Between 2011 and 2013 she worked as a legal advisory at a consultancy company in Skopje, where she was made Junior Partner. In the beginning of 2015, she worked as a Legal Associate in an Attorney at Law office in Skopje. In June of 2015, she started working as a Legal Advisor at the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia focusing mostly on LGBTI rights, discrimination, and advocacy.
In September of 2016, she got enrolled in the Comparative Constitutional Law Program at the Department of Legal studies at the Central European University, receiving a Masters Excellence Scholarship. She graduated in 2017 defending a thesis focusing on the impact of anti-terrorism legislation on freedom of expression in France and Turkey, through the prism of the European Court of Human Rights.
Dorjana joined the Department of Legal Studies as an S.J.D. student in 2017. Her research focuses on the separationist model of secularism and its interpretation in different constitutional systems in Europe.