Ivan Damjanovski (PhD) is an Assistant Professor at the Political Science Department at the Faculty of Law at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. He is also a guest researcher at the Center for Comparative and International Studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. He is a founder and researcher in the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” – Skopje. Damjanovski conducts research in EU integration theory, EU enlargement, political theory, nationalism and political philosophy. He has an ample experience in the NGO sphere – board member and researcher in the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” – Skopje (IDSCS).