Dorjana Bojanovska Popovska
Dorjana graduated and earned an LL. B. degree from the Faculty of Law Justinianus Prim 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 that focused on secularism and its emergent forms in modern constitutionalism. Between 2011 and 2013 she worked as a legal advisory at a financial management and consultancy company, 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, mainly focusing on legal due-diligence, employment, and contract law. In June of 2015, she started working as a legal adviser 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 the Masters Excellence Scholarship. She graduated in 2017 defending a thesis that focused 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 principle of secularism and its transformations in different constitutional systems.