Dr Siyka KovachevaProfessor of Sociology and Social Policy
Dr Siyka Kovacheva is Head of New Europe Centre for Regional Studies in Bulgaria and Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Plovdiv.
Her areas of expertise are: youth transitions from education to employment; civic participation; youth policy; changes in family life, including gender and intergenerational relations. She has been the national coordinator of more than 20 policy related research projects most of which have cross-national perspective. She is a member of the Pool of European Youth Researchers of the Youth Partnership between the EU and CoE and of the Board of RN30 Youth and Generation of ESA.more at: www.youthstudies.eu