The Sociological, Legal and Educational Services team includes scholars from the following faculties: Faculty of Philosophy and History, Faculty of Pedagogical Sciences and Faculty of Law, as well as a representative of the  University of Plovdiv branch in Smolyan.

Assoc. Prof. Stoyka Penkova, PhD

Team leader of Sociological, Legal and Educational Research Team

Stoyka Penkova, PhD, has been an associate professor of “Sociology of Inequalities” since 2013 at the Department of Sociology and Human Sciences at the Faculty of Philosophy and History at the University of Plovdiv.

Assoc. Prof. Ani Epitropova, PhD

Member of Sociological, Legal and Educational Research Team

Ani Epitropova, PhD, is Associate Professor of “Pedagogical Sciences” and Deputy Dean since 2019 at the Faculty of Pedagogy at the University of Plovdiv.

Assoc. Prof. Nina Gerdjikova, D.Sc.

Member of Sociological, Legal and Educational Research Team

Nina Gerdjikova, PhD, has been an associate professor of “Theory of Education and Didactics” since 2002 and has held senior positions since 2020, concerning the administrative and scientific management of the branch of the University of Plovdiv in the town of Smolyan.

Assist. Prof. Desislava Stoyankova, PhD

Member of Sociological, legal and educational Research Team

Desislava Stoyankova, PhD, has been a chief assistant professor since 2020 at the Department of Theory and History of Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Plovdiv.

Assist. Prof. Milena Tasheva, PhD

Member of Sociological, legal and educational Research Team

Milena Tasheva, PhD, has been a chief assistant professor since 2020 at the Department of Sociology and Human Sciences at the Faculty of Philosophy and History at the University of Plovdiv.