Dimiter Toshkov's main fields of research are European Union politics, comparative public policy, and research methodology. His earlier research focused on the implementation of EU law in the post-communist countries from Central and Eastern Europe.
Dr. Dimiter Toshkov is Associate Professor at the Institute of Public Administration, Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs. His main fields of research are European Union politics, comparative public policy, and research methodology. He is also affiliated with the Central and East European Studies Centre (CEES).
He teaches courses on public policy and research design and regularly gives talks on game theory, research methodology, and European integration.
He is also Chair of the Admissions Board of the Institute of Public Administration.
Dimiter Toshkov studied public administration at Sofia University and Leiden University and completed professional training at the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methodology (University of Michigan), European University Institute (Florence), and ETH (Zurich). He obtained a PhD degree from Leiden University in 2009 with a dissertation on the implementation of EU law in the post-communist countries from Central and Eastern Europe. His research has won prizes for best article in European Union Politics for 2011 and Public Administration (2013).
In 2016 Dimiter Toshkov published a textbook on Research Design in Political Science (Palgrave Macmillan).
You can find more about his research at: https://www.dimiter.eu
Grants and awards
- Associate Editor
- Member of the Editorial Board
- Member of the Scientific Committee