Rada Smedovska-Toneva

Institutional Studies


Rada Smedovska-Toneva is a PhD in sociology of Law. Teaches at the Department of Sociology, Sofia University. She graduated in Public Law from the Universite d’Auvergne Clermont-Ferrand, France (2002). Law Program coordinator at Open Society Institute – Sofia (2002-2007) where she participated as a researcher and project manager of many projects concerning judicial and constitutional reform. Since 2007 she works as a researcher responsible for the institutional studies at RiskMonitor. She developed and managed several national and international initiatives in the field of the fight against organized crime. Her main interests and publications concern the institutional policies for combatting nonconventional crime, the effectiveness of the law enforcement institutions and strategies and the control on the security sector structures.