Alina Vrânceanu

Migration Policy Centre (MPC)

Attitudes toward Migration

Profile picture Alina Vrânceanu


Main research interests

  • Public opinion
  • Political behavior
  • Political representation
  • Comparative politics
  • Immigration

Alina Vrânceanu was a Research Fellow at the Migration Policy Centre (MPC). In her research at the MPC, she explored the connection between citizens and their representatives (political parties) in European societies, from a comparative perspective and focusing in particular on the immigration issue. Within MEDAM, she collaborated on analyzing public attitudes and preferences for migration policies in a number of European and African countries.

Alina holds a PhD in Political Science from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2018). Prior to joining the Migration Policy Centre, she was a Max Weber Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute and worked as a Policy Officer at the European Commission. Her research has been published in journals such as Party Politics and the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties.