Center for Social Policy

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Faculty & Staff

Marija Bingulac, MS

Areas of Expertise

Poverty, Romani Rights, Participatory Action Research, Research Design, Monitoring and Evaluation


MS, University of Massachusetts Boston, Public Policy
BA, University of Massachusetts Boston, Political Science

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Marija Bingulac is a PhD candidate in public policy at University of Massachusetts Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies. Her dissertation research focuses on measuring labor-market discrimination faced by Roma people in Serbia and understanding their experiences when they attempt to engage in labor markets. Bingulac holds a researcher position at the Center for Social Policy, where she works on participatory research projects related to poverty alleviation and housing stability. She is a permanent research consultant to two Roma-serving anti-poverty non-governmental organizations in Serbia – Church World Service Eastern Europe and Center ALFA. In these consultancy roles, she has worked on many evaluation projects in the areas of inclusive education, food security, and sustainable economic development. She also teaches several political science courses, including American politics, state and local politics, and research methods for international relations.