Veli Kreci, PhD

Veli Kreci, PhD

PhD, Political Science

Adjunct Professor

Phone: 206-296-5440

Building/Room: Casey 210-16



Veli Kreci, holds PhD from the South East European University (SEEU) in Political Sciences and a Masters degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Public and International Affairs. Currently, he is Director of Max van der Stoel Research Institute and an Associate Professor in the field of Public Policy and International Relations, Department of Contemporary Social Sciences (formerly known as Political Sciences and Public Administration) at the SEEU. In addition, he was a member of Security Council of the President of Republic of North Macedonia between 2009-2017 and is a founder of Analytica Think Tank (2005).

His research interests include public policy analysis, research methodology, knowledge utilization, and foreign policy analysis. He is author and co-author of several publications in international journals. Prior to joining to faculty full-time, he was an Adjunct Faculty and Assistant Director at Graduate Center for Public Policy and Management, the University of Pittsburgh, GSPIA project in Macedonia. He was a Research Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, GSPIA in 2009, and most recently a Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, during years of 2013-2014. Mr. Kreci has been a leading researcher and coordinator of several national and international academic research projects