Dr. Cristina Chiva

School of Arts and Media

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Contact Details

Maxwell Building Room M837

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Current positions

Lecturer in EU Politics


Cristina Chiva completed her MA and PhD degrees at the University of Manchester. Her main interests are comparative politics, European Union gender equality policy, EU enlargement, feminist institutionalism, feminist political theory, parliamentary elections and women’s representation in the European parliament. She would happy to supervise any dissertations and theses on these subjects. She joined the University of Salford in 2005.

Areas of research

Area Studies, European Union Politics, Gender and Political Representation, Women's Representation, Central and Eastern Europe


Teaching interests fall within the areas of International Politics, Global Governance, International Organizations

Research Interests

  • EU Politics
  • EU Enlargement
  • Gender Equality and the European Union
  • Post-Communist Rumania

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BA in Political Philosophy, University of Bucharest
  • MA (Econ) in Political Theory (with Distinction), University of Manchester, and
  • PhD in Government, University of Manchester.