Dr. Veronica Junjan

 

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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Phone: +31 53 489 2616

Fax: +31 53 489 2159

Email: Veronica Junjan

Ravelijn building; room RA 4248

General information

Veronica Junjan (1974) completed her degrees in public administration (MPA, 2000) and sociology (PhD, 2006) in USA and Romania. Her PhD thesis investigated factors that influence decision making in local level governments in Romania, in the context of accession to the European Union. Her current research focuses on investigating mechanisms of public sector reform within the EU governance processes and on governance of new social risks, for instance on consequences of circulatory migration on the provision of social services.

In addition to teaching and research at university level, she was involved in a wide range of consulting and research projects at national and international level in Eastern Europe.

Expertise and research interests

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Public Administration Reform

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Circulatory migration and local government in EU

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Organization changes in local governments

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Decision making in the public sector

Professional membership

1)

Network of Schools and Institutes in Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee)

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co-chairing the Working Group IV on Public Administration Reform

http://www.nispa.org/page.php?sid=534

2)

Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG)

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co-chairing the NIG research colloquium “White in the Moon the Long Road lies”: The Politics and Governance of Administrative Reform in Central and Eastern Europe, convening Panel 1 at the upcoming NIG Annual conference 2013:

http://www.utwente.nl/nig/research/conference/panels/panel01/

3)

American Society for Public Administration

Teaching and supervision

Veronica Junjan contributes to the following courses:

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194107010 Organization and Environment (coordinator)

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194107040 Public Service Reform (coordinator)

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194106090 Social Problems (coordinator)

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191763810 European Social Policies

In addition to this, she supervises bachelor and master thesis on the following topics: institutional reform in public administration, circulatory migration and social services (particularly health care), democratization and change in Central and Eastern Europe.

Publications and papers (selected)

Articles

1.

Junjan, V., Ciumageanu, M., Miclutia, I. & I. Craciun (2011). Labor Integration of Persons with Disabilities in Public Institutions in Romania. Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, No. 33 E/2011, pp. 109-123

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Junjan Veronica; Popescu Codruta Alina; Sfetcu Raluca et alli (2011), What does Circular Migration Cost for the Sending Country? Evidence of Mental Health Costs after Return to Romania, The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Volume: 14, Supplement:1, pp:S13-S14

3.

Junjan V., Ioana Micluţia, Codruţa Popescu, Mugur Ciumăgeanu, Raluca Sfetcu, Dan Ghenea, “Overview of the Romanian Inpatient Psychiatric Services”, Romanian Journal of Psychopharmacology, No.3/2009, XXX ISSN: 1582-7674

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Junjan Veronica, Miclutia Ioana, Popescu Codruta, Ciumageanu Mugur, Sfetcu Raluca, Ghenea Dan –“The provision of psychiatric care in Romania -need for change or change of needs?”, Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, No. 26/E/June/2009, p. 81-93, ISSN: 1842-2845

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Miclutia I, Junjan V., Popescu C.A, Tigan S., “Migration, Mental Health and Costs Consequences in Romania” in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Vol 10, Issue 1 2007, pp. 43-50, Online ISSN: 1099-176X    Print ISSN: 1091-4358

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Miclutia I, Junjan V., Popescu C.A, Tigan S, “Migration and schizophrenia spectrum disorders: Evidence from Romania” in European Psychiatry, March 2007, vol 22- Suppl 1: 15th AEP Congress, March 2007, abstract book P 207

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Miclutia I, Junjan V., Popescu C.A, “Effects of Migration on Mental Health”, in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. Vol.8, Abstract Supplement 1, March 2005, ICMPE, ISSN 1091-4358

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Junjan V., Ciudin I, „Mass media and teenagers. Incipient feminine models”, in Transylvanian Journal of Administrative Sciences Nr. 3(15)/2005, ISSN 1454-1378, pp. 63-70

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Junjan V „Elements concerning needs analysis in local public institutions”, in Transylvanian Journal of Administrative Sciences Nr. 1(12)/2005, ISSN 1454-1378

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Miclutia I, Popescu C.A, Junjan V, „Social stigma and its impact on working acceptance of persons with mental illness”, in Transylvanian Journal of Administrative Sciences Nr. 1(12)/2005, ISSN 1454-1378, pp. 121-127

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Miclutia I, Popescu C.A, Junjan V “Situation of mental ill people at work”, in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics Vol. 6, Abstract Supplement 1, March 2003, ICMPE, ISSN 1091-4358.

Books and book chapters

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Diana Iancu, Veronica Junjan, Michiel S. de Vries (2013), Public Administration Reform in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, in: Vintar, Rosenbaum, Jenei and Drechsler (eds.) The PAST, PRESENT and the FUTURE of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe. Pp. 402-406; NISPAcee Press – Slovak Republic, isbn 978-80-89013-66-1

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Veronica Junjan (2012) Introduction to Public Administrative Reforms in CEE and CA Countries. In Juraj Nemec and Michiel S de Vries (eds.) Public Sector Dynamics in Central and Estern Europe. Pp. 21-23. NISPAcee Press, Slovakia. Isbn 978-80-89013-65-4.

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Şandor, S.D., Veronica Junjan, “The Bologna Process in Romania’s Public Administration Higher Education Programmes: Case Study on Department of Public Administration” in György Jenei and Károly Mike (eds.) Public Administration and Public Policy degree programmes in Europe: the Road from Bologna, (2008) pp. 243-263; isbn 978-80-89013-37-1

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Junjan V., “Demography and Public Policy”, in Ilut P,. Nistor L,.Rotariu T., (eds.), Social Romania. The Road of Changes and European Integration (title in Romanian language: România Socială. Drumul Schimbării şi al Integrării Europene), Vol. I-III, Ed. Eikon 2005, Cluj-Napoca

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Sandor, S.D., Junjan V., “Public policy: a framework for reform in public administration or formal application”, in M. Profiroiu (ed.), The Reform of Public Administration in the Context of European Integration, Ed. Cavaliotti, 2005, Bucharest

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Hintea, C., Sandor, S.D, Junjan, V., “Administrative Reform in Romania and the European Union” in A. Dimitrova (ed.), Driven to Change: The European Union's Enlargement Viewed from the East, Manchester University Press, 2004

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Junjan, V., Decision in Public Administration, Ed. Accent, Cluj Napoca, 2001

Conference Papers

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Junjan Veronica, Dorina Nastase, “Institutional transfers in Romanian public administration or ‘For us it is different’ ”, paper presented at the 17th Annual NISPAcee conference, Montenegro, 14-16 May 2009. ISBN: 978-80-89013-44-9

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Junjan Veronica, “Pursuing a Master diploma: promotion or job-securing strategy?”, paper presented at the 17th Annual NISPAcee conference, Montenegro, 14-16 May 2009. ISBN: 978-80-89013-44-9

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Sandor, S.D., Junjan V., Tripon C.R., “Consequences of the Bologna Process on Romanian Public Administration Schools. Case Study of the Department of Public Administration in Babes-Bolyai University, Romania”, in Democratic Governance for the XXI Century: Challenges and Responses in CEE Countries, Presented Papers from the 13th NISPAcee Annual Conference, Moscow, 2005, ISBN:80-89013-21-X.