Center for Social Policy

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Faculty & Staff

Marija Bingulac, PhD

Areas of Expertise

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


PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston, Public Policy

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Dr. Bingulac is the Senior Project Manager of the On Solid Ground Coalition and a Research Associate at the Center for Social Policy (CSP). At CSP, she works on participatory action research and projects related to poverty alleviation, cliff effects, and housing stability.  Dr. Bingulac is a mixed-method researcher with a decade of domestic and international experience in complex data-analytics, community change, and participatory action research related to poverty alleviation, economic vitality and discrimination, and housing stability of low-income and historically marginalized communities.She also teaches several political science courses, including American politics, state and local politics, regional political economy, and research methods for international relations. Her dissertation research focused on measuring labor-market discrimination faced by Roma people in Serbia and understanding their experiences when they attempt to engage in labor markets.