Irina Sergiu Burlacu

Irina Burlacu is a researcher, lecturer and social entrepreneur (originally from Republic of Moldova, residing in the Netherlands). Graduated from the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and United Nations University/UNU-MERIT of University of Maastricht in 2014 with a doctoral degree in the field of public policy and policy analysis. Her work focuses on the implications of structural differences in social schemes and income taxes regimes on the welfare of individuals who earn their income in different countries. Irina is specialised in comparative social policy with focus on social security coordination and cross-border work in the European Union.
Madalina Bianca Moraru

Dr. Madalina Moraru is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Law Faculty of the Masaryk University, Brno where she has obtained a research grant for the project on Reforming European Administrative Governance in times of crisis: Common or disjunctive sector regulatory models (EUADMIN-GOV). She is also a Research Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI), Centre for Judicial Cooperation (CJC), in Florence, Italy, where she is coordinating the legal training on asylum and migration, and on the interpretation and application of the EU Charter in various EU law fields. She is the editor of Distinguished Lecture Series Papers, of the European University Institute, Centre for Judicial Cooperation.
She obtained her Doctoral Degree in Law from the European University Institute with a thesis entitled Protecting (unrepresented) EU citizens in third countries: the intertwining roles of the EU and its Member States). She has a magna cum laude LL.M. in European Law from Durham University (2008), as well as from the EUI (2010), and a LL.B. from the Faculty of Law, Bucharest (2007).
She has published extensively on the topic of the EU citizenship rights, fundamental rights, judicial dialogue and asylum and migration
Felicia Nica

Felicia Nica is a lawyer by training and received her LLM from the Central European University. Felicia has extensive experience with topics such as asylum, migration and children rights. Felicia worked as a legal counselor and regional coordinator of legal activities for an NGO specialized in providing legal assistance to asylum-seeker in Romania. her work consisted of drafting appeals against negative decisions and coordinating a network of attorneys and interpreters. Felicia participated in a number of EU-funded research initiatives; she was commissioned by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee to contribute to a comparative research about services available to asylum-seeking victims of torture in 8 countries. She is currently the legal expert on Romania within the Asylum Information Database (AIDA) project managed by European Council on Refugees and Exiles.