Ivana Jordanovska is a PhD student in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Southern California. Her research focuses on the intersection of international security and political psychology, with a particular interest in NATO and emerging challenges.
Prior to pursuing a PhD, she worked as an Advisor for Cooperation with International Organizations to the Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia. Her professional experience includes work for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD). As a Balkan native, she has extensive experience in political, as well as non-governmental work across the region.
She earned her M.A. in International Relations from New York University as a Fulbright Fellow, her B.A. in Political Science with focus on transatlantic relations from the Institute for Political Science in Paris (Institut d’Etudes Politique de Paris – Sciences Po) and is a United World College in Mostar alumna.