Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi is a Romanian political scientist, academic, journalist, and writer. A commentator on Romanian politics and an anticorruption and good governance activist, Mungiu-Pippidi was a professor at the National School of Administration and Political Science of Bucharest, where she taught courses on nationalism and electoral behavior. She has also lectured on post–Cold War transition to a market economy at several universities and business schools, including Harvard, Oxford, Princeton, Stanford, and the Stockholm School of Economics. Since August 2007, Mungiu-Pippidi has held a professorship in democratization studies and policy analysis at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany. She founded and currently chairs the European Research Centre for Anti-Corruption and State Building and codirects ANTICORRP, the European Union’s FP7 five-year research project.