Tenured Researchers
Ilie Bădescu

Ph.D, Researcher first degree

badescu@insoc.ro

Valentina Pricopie

Ph.D, Researcher first degree

valpricopie@gmail.com

Ecaterina Balica

Ph.D, Researcher first degree

ebalicaHS@gmail.com

Camelia Beciu

Ph.D, Researcher second degree

beciu@insoc.ro

Cristina Dâmboeanu

Ph.D, Researcher second degree

cdamboeanu@gmail.com

Ozana Cucu-Oancea

Ph.D, Researcher third degree

ocucuoancea@yahoo.com

Lucian Dumitrescu

Ph.D, Researcher third degree

luciandumitrescu@insoc.ro

Manuela Gheorghe

Ph.D, Researcher third degree

manuelagheorghe@insoc.ro

Andreea Nicolaescu

Ph.D, Researcher third degree

nandreea@insoc.ro

Adela Şerban

Ph.D, Researcher third degree

adelaserban@insoc.ro

Anca Velicu

Ph.D, Researcher third degree

avelicu@insoc.ro

Veronica Dumitraşcu

Ph.D, Researcher third degree

veronica@insoc.ro

Irina Stahl

Researcher third degree

irinastahl@insoc.ro

Florentina Herea

Ph.D, Researcher

funieruf@yahoo.com

Florin Popa

Ph.D, Researcher

popaflorin@insoc.ro

Iulian Apostu

Ph.D, Researcher

iulian@insoc.ro

Mădălina Măndiţă

Ph.D, Researcher

madalinamandita@insoc.ro

Carmen Bucinschi

Assistant of research

carmenbucinschi@insoc.ro


   Doctor in Sociology, University Professor and Researcher, Ilie Bădescu is the Manager of the Institute of Sociology (Romanian Academy) since 2002. He has been actively dedicated to the revitalization of the research on social problems in rural Romania, establishing and coordinating within the Institute the Laboratory of Rural Studies. He is the author of numerous studies, handbooks, monographies, encyclopedias and sociology treatises.


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   Researcher, PhD in Sociology, coordinator of the Laboratory "Violence and Crime. Mediation and Prevention ". Starting 2013, Ecaterina Balica is the representative for Romania of the COST ISCH 1206 Project Management Committee "Femicide across Europe". Is member of the Romanian Society of Criminology and Criminology (since 2007), member of the Scientific Committee of the Romanian Society of Criminology and Criminology (since 2013) and member of "International Association of Criminologists of Langue Française" - AICLF). Expertize in homicide-suicide, femicide, violent crime, justice.

   Professor at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences, and a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology of the Romanian Academy.. Recent research publications include: (Journal of Language and Politics, 2022, co-author), ”Le discours médiatique comme relation de pouvoir symbolique : pratiques de médiatisation de la diaspora” (Argumentum, 2021, co-author), Debating Migration as a Public Problem: National Publics and Transnational Fields (Peter Lang, 2018, co-editor); ”Entre Facebook et parole télévisuelle, quels recadrages des enjeux nationaux et européens dans l’espace politique roumain ?” (L’Harmattan, 2019, co-author, chapter).


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   Lucian Dumitrescu has graduated from the Law School and Faculty of Sociology, Univesity of Bucharest. At the outset, he carried out researches in the realm of rural sociology and Romanian sociology. Eventually, he has ended up exploring topics related to sociology of international relations and macrosociology. He has been working at the Romanian Academy for almost fifteen years and argues that for continually improving his/her research designs a sociologist needs to be involved in a long-term learning process.

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   Andreea Nicolaescu graduated in 1998 the Faculty of Sociology within the University of Bucharest and a year later the Master of Social Anthropology and Community Development within the same faculty. Since 1999 is member of the research team of the Institute of Sociology (Romanian Academy), currently working in the Research Laboratory Sociology of Organizations, Intervention in Enterprises and Social Dialogue.

   Researcher, Doctor in Sociology, expert in Community Studies and Societal Security, Adela Șerban is a member of the research team of the Institute of Sociology since 2004. She is a founder member and coordinator of the Research Laboratory on Social Theory and History of Sociology, where is dedicated to the study of community structure and social morphology.

   Researcher at the Institute of Sociology. Her main research interests include children’s and adolescents’ use of digital technology, digital literacy, parental mediation; the opportunities of new media in education and ethical and methodological issues in researching children and media. Some of the last projects in which she was involved are: “Kids’ Digital Lives in Covid-19 times” (2020-2021, KiDiCoTi, JRC-EC), MakEY (2017-2019, dir. Jackie Marsh) and COST Action DigiLitEY (2015-2019, dir. Jackie Marsh). Since 2014, Anca acts as the national contact in the EU Kids Online Network.

   Researcher, PhD in Sociology, Veronica is coordinating Research Laboratory Political Sociology. She participated in projects regarding the analysis of socio- demographic indicators concerning Romania’s development, but also on disaster risk assessment, component of community vulnerability. She is the author of the books: “Frontiers and civilizations.The eastern frontier of the European Union: geopolitical and identity aspects” (RAO Publishing House, 2014) and “Romania in the context of the new pandemic crisis. Vulnerabilities, risk factors, threats. A socio- political radiography” (Pro Universitaria Publishing, 2021).

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   PhD, scientific researcher and member of the research team within the Institute of Sociology of the Romanian Academy. Research fields: noology, sociology of religion, political sociology. She authored the books: Comparative Noology of Jewish and Romanian People (2017) and Sociologia românească a manifestărilor spirituale (2017). She published a number of articles and studies regarding the spiritual and political dimensions of society. Member of the Political Sociology Laboratory.

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