TIGR members


Interdisicplinary and Global

TIGR's draws expertise from various academic institutions, think-tanks, and governmental agencies.

Dr. Florentina Andreescu

Jess BoersmaFlorentina Andreescu holds a doctoral degree from the University of Miami's Department of International Studies. Her research investigates through films issues of legitimization and social authority, gendered, national and ethnic identities, transitions, trauma and space. Her work appeared in peer reviewed journals such as: Nationalities Papers The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Space and Culture, Studia Politica Romanian Political Science Review, Tamkang Journal of International Affairs and Short Film Studies. Her book titled From Communism to Capitalism: Nation and State in Romanian Cultural Production is currently in press at Palgrave Macmillan.

Dr. Cara Cilano

Cara CilanoCara Cilano, Professor ofEnglish, specializes in postcolonial theory and literature.Her research concentrates on Pakistani literature, as well as on representations of terrorism in film and fiction.Cara's the author of Pakistani English Language Fiction: Idea, Nation, State (Routledge, 2013), National Identities in Pakistan: The 1971 War in Contemporary Pakistani Fiction (Routledge, 2011), and the forthcoming Post-9/11 Espionage Fiction in the US and Pakistan (Routledge, 2014). She also editedand contributed to From Solidarity to Schisms: 9/11 and After in Fiction and Film from Outside the US (Rodopi, 2009).




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