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Professor Dr. Zoran Ilievski, BA, MA, PhD

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Professor Dr. Zoran Ilievski, BA, MA, PhD

Professor Dr. Zoran Ilievski is a Distinguished Fellow and Professor of Ethical Leadership of New Westminster College. He earned a B.A. in Political Science in 2004 from the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” at the Department of Political Science of Saints Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. In 2006, Professor Ilievski earned a M.A. in European Integration and Regionalism from the University of Graz (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz) in Graz, Austria, and he earned a PhD in Political Science in 2009 from the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” at the Department of Political Science of Saints Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. Professor Ilievski has language proficiency in Macedonian, English, Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian.

Professor Ilievski has a distinguished record of ethical leadership. His professional experience includes:

  • Political Advisor to His Excellency Dr. Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Coordinator, Council on Foreign Relations of the President of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Assistant Professor, Head of the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus”, Saints Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • Programme Director, School of Young Leaders of the President of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Senior Non-Resident Researcher, Kompetenzzentrum Südosteuropa, Graz, Austria
  • Collaborator of EURAC Research, Bolzano/Bozen, Italy
  • Professor Ilievski’s other professional experience includes:
  • 2002-present: External Scientific Collaborator, Institute for Democracy Societas Civilis, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • 2009- present: Official Contact Person, FP7 Programme in Macedonia in the area of Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities
  • 2009- 2012: Coordinator of the Теmpus IV ETF-JP-00442-2008 – Example of Excellence in Joint Degree Programme Development in Southeastern Europe
  • 2007-2009: Assistant on the Political Theories, Contemporary Political Theories and Political Philosophy courses, Saints Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • 2008-2010: Assistant Coordinator of the Tempus JEP-41035-2006, Masters Programmes in EU Institutions and Policies and Political Management
  • 2002-2006: President of the Citizens Association for Democracy, Peace and Tolerance, Aurora-Bitola

Professor Ilievski’s authored publications include:

  • 2011: ИЛИЕВСКИ, Зоран, Интегративниот модел на делење на моќта и македонскиот случај, MIC Skopje
  • 2011: ILIEVSKI, Zoran and WOLFF, Stefan Consociationalism, Centripetalism and Macedonia, Crossroads, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Journal, MIC Skopje
  • 2011: ILIEVSKI, Zoran “Constitutional Dimensions of Cultural and Territorial Pluralism in the Balkans: the case of Macedonia”, Toniatti Roberto, Woelk Jens (eds.), Constitutional Dimensions of Cultural and Territorial Pluralism in the Balkans, Brill
  • 2009: ILIEVSKI, Zoran and TALESKI, Dane “Was the EU’s Role in Conflict Management in Macedonia a Success?”, Ethnopolitics,8:3,355 – 367
  • 2009: ИЛИЕВСКИ, Зоран “Македонскиот политички систем и моделите на делење на моќта“ Зброник во чест на проф. д-р Владимир Митков, Правен Факултет “Јустинијан Први“
  • 2008: ИЛИЕВСКИ, Зоран и МАРКОВИЌ, Ненад, „Студија за транспарентноста, отчетноста и демократскиот капацитет на граѓанскиот сектор во Република Македонија“, Форум, Центар за стратегиски истражувања и документација, Скопје
  • 2008: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, “Protection of Minority Rights, Euro-Atlantic Integration and the Power-Sharing Model in Macedonia”, in E. Lantschner, J. Marko, A. Petricusic (eds), European Integration and its Effects on Minority Protection in South Eastern Europe, Nomos, Baden-Baden
  • 2008: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, “Human and Minority Rights in the Life-cycle of Ethnic Conflict: the Role of Human and Minority Rights in the Process of Reconstruction and Reconciliation for State and Nation-building: Macedonia”, (with Nenad Markovic) EURAC, Bolzano, Italy
  • 2008: ILIEVSKI, Zoran and GRIOVSKA, Biljana, Universities and Academies of Sciences in SEE: Country Report Macedonia, Centre of Competence for South-Eastern Europe, Graz, Austria
  • 2007: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, Human and Minority Rights in the Life-cycle of Ethnic Conflict: the Conflict Settlement in Macedonia, EURAC, Bolzano, Italy
  • 2007: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, Human and Minority Rights in the Life-cycle of Ethnic Conflict: Ethnic Mobilization in Macedonia, EURAC, Bolzano, Italy
  • 2006: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, Conflict Resolution in Ethnically Divided Societies: the case of Macedonia, (MA thesis), Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria
  • 2005: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, Access of ethnic minorities to education and the labor market in the Western Balkans: Country Report Macedonia, Centre of Competence for Southeastern Europe, University of Graz, Austria

Professor Ilievski’s conference papers include:

  • 2011: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, “Power-sharing and Territorial Self-governance in the Western Balkans”, ASN 2011 World Convention, Columbia University, NYC, NY, USA
  • 2010: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, “Macedonia: How an Identity Conflict Stands in the Way of Its EU Integration”, ASN 2010 World Convention, Columbia University, NYC, NY, USA
  • 2009: ILIEVSKI, Zoran and WOLFF, Stefan, “Successes and Failures of Complex Power Sharing in the Balkans”, ASN 2009 World Convention, Columbia University, NYC, NY, USA
  • 2008: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, “EU’s Role in Conflict Management in Macedonia: will the finale have a happy ending?”, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
  • 2008: LEBAMOFF, Mary Frances. and ILIEVSKI, Zoran. “The Ohrid Framwork Agreement in Macedonia: Neither Settlement nor Resolution of Ethnic Conflict?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the ISA’s 49th ANNUAL CONVENTION, BRIDGING MULTIPLE DIVIDES, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA
  • 2008: ILIEVSKI, Zoran, “Between Consociational and Integrative Power-Sharing: The Case of Macedonia” ASN 2008 World Convention, Columbia University, NYC, NY, USA

Professor Ilievski’s research projects include:

  • 2009-2011: Researcher and Project Manager, Macedonia for the RRPP Project: “The Role of the European Union in Democratic Consolidation and Ethnic Conflict Management in the Republic of Macedonia”
  • 2007-2009: Researcher, Research Project “Research and Tertiary Education in Central and Southeast Europe”, sponsored by the Austrian Ministry of Sciences, University of Southeast Europe
  • 2007-2009: Researcher, Research Project “Human and Minority Rights in the Phases of Conflict in the WBCs” (MIRICO), under the 6th EU-Framework Program
  • 2008: Team Leader, Creation of Network of Junior Research Interested in Conflict Management
  • 2006-2007: Researcher, Research Project “European Integration and Its Effects on Minority Protection in SEE”, within the Research Program NODE, Austrian Ministry of Sciences

Professor Ilievski’s honours and awards include:

  • 2013: Distinguished Fellow, New Westminster College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2013: Professorial Appointment, Professor of Ethical Leadership, New Westminster College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2004: Golden Iustinianus Award and Best Student of the Class, Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus”, Department of Political Science, Saints Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

As a Distinguished Fellow and Professor of Ethical Leadership of New Westminster College, Professor Dr. Zoran Ilievski is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

 
 
 
 

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