Gergana Dimova, PhD (Harvard), studied German culture, economics, and government at Mount Holyoke, Heidelberg, and Cambridge, Mass. Since 2017, she has been an associate lecturer in political science at the University of Winchester, England. Previously, she was a Jeremy Haworth Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge. Dr Dimova is also chair of the Anti-Politics Specialist Group of the UK Political Studies Association, and serves on the board of the Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society (JSPPS). She is author of Democracy beyond Elections: Government Accountability in the Media Age (Palgrave 2019) and editor of the “Russia’s Annexation of Crimea” series of special JSPPS sections. Her articles have been published by, among others, Demokratizatsiya, Global Media Journal, the Atlantic Council, and The Huffington Post.
Dr Rumena Filipova is Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Sofia.
Dr Todor Yalamov is Associate Professor of Management at the St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia.