Eva Sobotka (PhD)

Her areas of expertise with respect to the FRA’s work include: Roma and Travellers; antisemitism – including Holocaust and human rights education; combating racism and religious intolerance. She has worked variously as a research associate and policy advisor to, amongst others, the Open Society Institute and World Bank (with respect to the Decade of Roma Inclusion), and for the American Friends Service Committee as the leader of a programme on Roma School Success.

She studied political science, and has published a number of articles as well as book chapters; for example: Sobotka, E. (2011) ‘Influence of Civil Society Actors on Formulation of Roma Issues within the EU Framework’, International Journal on Minority and Group Rights Vol.18, and Sobotka, E. (2010) ‘Multilateral Frameworks of Conflict Resolution’, in K. Cordell and S. Wolf (eds.) Handbook on Ethnic Conflict