Miodraga Stefanovska Petkovska, PhD
Associate professor / Head of General Education and Business Modules Department
Miodraga Stefanovska – Petkovska, MBA, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the School of Political Sciences and Psychology and School of Business Administration and Management, University American College Skopje. She graduated on the topic of individual and economic determinants of retirement and was awarded an honorary Masters in business administration on her research on wellbeing among ageing workforce. Part of her doctoral studies was at Staffordshire University, United Kingdom as a scholar of the Open Society Institute on the topic of economic trust and cooperation among religious and ethnic minorities. She obtained a doctoral degree in social sciences and gender issues at the on the topic of discrimination and disparities in health care. Dr. Stefanovska-Petkovska has been awarded a certificate in Statistics for health research from Oxford University. Her academic research is focused on the area of medical sociology and sociology of health, with special emphasis on the intersection of employment and health, health literacy and self-efficacy. She has co-authored books and academic articles domestically and internationally and has been a mentor/co-mentor of over 20 master theses. She is has also been an NGO activist for more than 15 years on the field of HIV/AIDS/STI prevention and management with special focus on vulnerable group and she has participated, designed and coordinated numerous national and international projects on this issue.