Dr. Aurora Martin
Head of Unit, ANES
Dr. Aurora Martin is an anti-discrimination and gender expert. She is Head of Unit and Senior Advisor in International Relations within the Romanian Government and Parliament (on behalf of National Agency for Equal Opportunities, Minister of Labour and Social Justice, and National Council for Combating Discrimination). She also serves as Academic Lecturer in Good Governance, Non-Discrimination, Human Security, Human Trafficking, Gender Studies, Cultural Violence and Conflict Transformation at: Wilmington College, Ohio; Russian Presidential Academy for National Economy and Public Administration, Saint Petersburg; University of Belgrade; RomaTre University; Lomonosov Moscow State University; Khazar University, Baku; University of Bucharest and the European Center for Security Studies at George C. Marshall in Germany. Her work at George C. Marshall produced ground-breaking research on the shifting post-cold war standards of UN nation-states on addressing security, R2P, conflict management, and its implications for civil society. She also teaches Italian Studies at the University Dimitrie Cantemir. She is a founding member of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership for Sustainable Development, Editor-in-Chief and founder for several political science and human rights magazines. Recently, she became a U.S. State Department Alumna in Sustaining Civic Participation in Minority Communities. She was most recently awarded the ‘Woman of the Year 2015’ in Romania for defending and promoting women’s rights. She recently published a book “Women Identity Representation in the Romanian Culture”, ed ProUniversitaria, 2018. WomanScape celebrated her on January 2019.