Daniel Constantin Barbu

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Date of birth: May 21, 1957, Bucharest;

 

EDUCATION
• 1999, PhD in Philosophy, University of Bucharest;
• 1998, Auditor, École des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale, Paris.
• 1991-1993, Doctoral studies in theology, Université de Fribourg (Swizerland).
• 1991, PhD in History, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca;
• 1980, Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Academy of Fine Arts, Bucharest;

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
• As of 1999, Doctoral Supervisor, in Political Science (appointed by Ministerial Order no. 4189/1999, confirmed by Order of the Minister of Education, Research and Youth, no. 1805/2007);
As of 1997, Professor of political science at the University of Bucharest (appointed by Order of the Minister of Education no. 4251/1997);
• 1993-1996, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration University of Bucharest;
• 1981-1986, Museographer, Museum of History and Art of Bucharest;
• 1987-1998, Researcher, Institute for Southeast European Studies of the University of Bucharest (as of 1990, of the Romanian Academy);

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
• 2009, Professeur invité, Institute d’Etudes Politiques, Aix-en-Provence.
• 2005, Visiting professor, Department of History, Central European University, Budapest;
• 2004, Professeur invité, Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Bordeaux.
• 2002, Fulbright scholar-in-residence, Jackson State University, Jackson, Miss.
• 2001, Visiting professor, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pa.
• 2000, Visiting Professor, National University of Athens, Master of European Studies;
• 1995, Directeur d’études invité, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
• 1993-1994, Maître de conférences invité, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
• 1993, Ricercatore invitato, Pontificio Instituto Orientale, Roma.

 

ACADEMIC OFFICES
• 2012 -, Director of Doctoral Studies Council, University of Bucharest;
• 2012 -, Member of the National Council for the Recognition of Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, Chairman of the Sociology, Political and Administrative science Commission;
• 2004-2010, Head of Political Science Department, University of Bucharest;
• 2004-2011, Director of the Doctoral School of Political Science, University of Bucharest;
• 2002-2010, Vice President of sociology, political and communication sciences Commission of the National Council for the Recognition of Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates;
• 2002-2004, Dean of the Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest;
• 1999-2011, Director of the Institute for Political Research of the University of Bucharest;
• 1994-2000, Dean of the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Bucharest;

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
• 2001-2010, Director of the Studia Politica Review. Romanian Political Science Review;
• 1991-1992, Director General of the Realitatea Romaneasca Daily.
• 1990-1993, Editor in chief of Verbum review;
• 1990-1991, Director of Meridiane Publishing House;
• 1990-1996, Scientific Secretary of the editorial board, Revue des Études Sud-East Européennes;

 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY
• As of 1990, more than 30 conferences and lectures at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris), École Normale Supérieure (Paris), Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Aix-en-Provence), Centre Marc Bloch (Berlin), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Università Libera di Urbino, Università Ca’Foscari di Venezia, Università La Sapienza di Roma, Instituto Italiano di Studi Filosofici (Napoli), Universität Innsbruck, Universität Wien, Freie Universität Berlin, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Friedrich-Schillers-Universität Jena, Central European University (Budapest), Nov Bălgarski Universitet (Sofia), University of Pittsburgh, Pa., Indiana University at Bloomington, In., St. Anthony’s College (Oxford).
• 11 authored books published in Romania and Germany (Publishing Houses: Meridiane, Antet, Babel, Nemira, University of Bucharest Publishing House, Art, Frank & Timme), an edited volume (Nemira Publishing House).
• Over 100 studies published in collective volumes published in Romania and abroad and in Romanian and international academic reviews with reading committee (Annales. Histoire, Sciences Sociales; Cahiers Balkaniques; Cités. Philosophie, Politique, Histoire; La Nuova Europa; Halbjahrschrift für südosteuropäische Geschichte, Literatur und Politik; Revue des Études Sud-Est Européennes, Revue Roumaine d’Histoire, Studia Politica. Romanian Political Science Review, Historical Review, "The A. D. Xenopol Institute of History and Archeology Yearbook of Iasi", Art History Studies and Researches, Magazine of History and Literary Theory, Ars Transsilvaniae, Southeast European History and Civilization Research, Southeast and European context. Bulletin, Genealogy Archive, Archives of Totalitarianism, Polis, Xenopoliana).
• Over 50 articles published in reviews and Romanian and foreign volumes without reading committee (Sfera Politicii, Verbum, Viaţa Românească, Secolul 20, Provincia, Idei în Dialog, Altera, Historia, Politics&Media etc.)
• Over 200 articles in Romanian weekly and daily newspapers (România Liberă, « 22 », Realitatea Românească, Cotidianul, Adevărul, Contrapunct, Dilema, Curentul, Ziarul Financiar, Cuvântul, etc.).

 

PUBLIC ACTIVITY
• 2012, December 9, elected Senator in college 5 Bucharest (67.5% of the votes, 48,750 votes).
• August 2012, Presidential Adviser, Head of the Political Analysis Department, Presidential Administration;
• 1997-1998, Member of the Conseil Permanent de la Francophonie;
• 1997-1998, State Adviser to the Romanian Presidency;
• 1990-1991, Member of the National Commission of Monuments, Ensembles and Historical Sites;

 

HONORS
• 2000, Officer of the National Order of the Star of Romania for higher education activity.