Margarita Markoviti is political scientist, currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and Comparative Politics at the Instituto Empresa, Spain. She received her PhD in European Studies at the London School of Economics, under the title “Education and the Europeanization of Religious Freedoms: France and Greece in Comparative Perspective”. She holds a BA in History from King’s College, University of London, a Master en Affaires Européennes from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Sciences Po, Paris and an MSc in European Studies Ideas and Identities from the LSE.
Margarita has previously taughtEuropean policies and institutions at the Government Department of the LSE, Europeanization courses at the McGill Summer School in Greece and religion and politics at the summer school co-organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Princeton University and Charles University of Prague.
Her research interests and publications revolve around politics and religion, religious diversity and European Court of Human Rights jurisprudence, education and religious freedoms, Europeanization and comparative European politics. She is currently working on the dissemination of the findings of her empirical research in the context of “Grassrootsmobilise” into articles and edited volumes and is conducting fieldwork for her next research project, which focuses on the expression of religious diversity in the urban public sphere.