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Dr. Mila Mikalay: Lecturer and Course Coordinator

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Mila Mikalay (Liudmila Mikalayeva) studied Political Science in a Franco-Belarusian program at the European Humanities University (Minsk) and at the Paris Institute of Political Science (SciencesPo). She then joined a research group led by Prof. Frank Schimmelfennig at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and conducted research on the European Union’s Eastern enlargement. In 2011, she defended her doctoral thesis on international treaty monitoring and was invited by the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences to coordinate its research field Global Integration. Mila joined UCF in February 2014.

Dr. Mikalay is responsible for the Major Governance. She teaches courses for the Major Governance and is keen on stressing the link between teaching and research. Mila uses insights from her research for her course design and researches the effects of active learning techniques based on her teaching experience.

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Curriculum vitae


"And they lived happily ever after":
Authority and legitimacy of international organizations in the process of treaty monitoring

August 2017: Research Project Outline  prepared by Dr. Mila Mikalay (Dr. Liudmila Mikalayeva), supported by the University of Freiburg Research Innovation Fund (Innovationsfonds Forschung)For more information, please see the full project outline here.

July 2018: Short presentation of the project "Happily Ever After: The Real Life of International Treaties"