Emilia Zankina – Faculty Advisor
Emilia Zankina is Assistant Professor in Political Science at the American University in Bulgaria. She holds a Ph.D. in International Affairs and a Certificate in Advanced East European Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research covers elite theory, East European transitions, populism and political parties, civil service reform. In the past, Zankina has served as Associate Director of the Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Managing Editor of East European Politics and Societies, and Editor-in-Chief of the Newsletter of the Bulgarian Studies Association. She is the recipient of a number of national grants from IREX, ACLS, American Councils, Wilson Center, and more.
Dobrinka Denkovska – Senior Advisor
Dobrinka is a fourth-year student at the American University in Bulgaria. She is majoring in Business Administration, and minoring in Literature. She was born and raised in Macedonia, but is currently living in the USA. Dobrinka has been involved in many different clubs and organization at AUBG but BLIMUN is her family. She has been in BLIMUN since 2010 as an Executive Secretary and President.
This is her last BLIMUN conference and she is happy to be the Senior Advisor and transfer her experience and knowledge to the new members that will continue the tradition of organizing world class conferences and simulations.
In her free time, Dobrinka likes to travel, read books, write her book and spend time with her husband. Dobrinka welcomes all of you to join BLIMUN 2015 in Blagoevgrad and be a part of something memorable.
Bojan Mladenovski – Senior Advisor
Bojan Mladenovski is a fourth year student at the American University in Bulgaria, majoring in International Relations and Political Science and European Studies. This is his fourth year as an Organizer of BLIMUN, and he believes that being part of the BLIMUN is one of the most amazing experiences that marked his period as a college student. His biggest passion is travelling and he cannot wait to meet the honorable delegates and learn more about their home countries. During his free time, he enjoys reading novels, watching movies and following politics. Bojan is excited to be part of the Advisory Board of BLIMUN this year and he looks forward to meeting everyone in February.