About Camelia Florela Voinea

Dr. Camelia Florela Voinea is Associate Professor at the Department of Public Policy, International Relations and Security Studies, Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest, and Director of the European Research Center for the Analysis and Modelling of Political Culture (EPCAM). Since 2012, she is the Founder of the European Research Group on Political Attitudes (EPAM), of the EPAM Conference Series European Conference on Political Attitudes and Mentalities (ECPAM), and of the European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities (EQPAM). Since 2012 she is the EQPAM's Editor-in-Chief. Since 2016 she has founded the European Political Culture Association (EPCA). Since 2020 she is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Political Culture (EJPC).


Education: She holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University "Politehnica" of Bucharest (former Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest) and a Ph.D. in Informatics from the University “Dunarea de Jos”, Galati, Romania. She has developed doctoral studies in Informatics at the State University of Turin, Italy, in Information Sciences at the University of Milan, Italy, and in Computer Sciences and Artificial Life at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. She has also developed doctoral studies in Philosophy and Cognitive Science at the 1st International Institute for Cognitive Science of the University of New York at Buffalo, U.S.A.

Research areas: political methodology, computer science, philosophy of science, history of ideas, attitudes and mentalities modeling and simulation.


International Scientific Reputation: Between 1990-2006 she has been invited as Research Fellow and Guest Researcher at the University Paris-South (France), at the Information Science Dept., State University of Turin (Italy), at the School of Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh (U.S.A.), at the Fraunhofer AiS, Robotics Laboratory (Germany), and at the Computer Science Department, University of Aarhus (Denmark). From 2006 to 2012, she was member of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA) and member of the ESSA Scientific Board (2010).


Publications

Authored Books:

Voinea, C.F. (2016) “Political Attitudes: Computational and Simulation Modelling", John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK.

Voinea, C.F. (2012) “Political Attitudes", Vol. I: "In Search for Measure”, Bucharest: Ars Docendi - Bucharest University Press.

Voinea, C.F. (2009) “A History of Decision," Vol. I: "Ancient Decisional Imaginary”, Bucharest: Ars Docendi - Bucharest University Press.

Voinea, C.F. (2010) “A History of Decision", Vol. II: "Ancient Conceptions on Decision. Plato and Aristotle”, Bucharest: Ars Docendi - Bucharest University Press.


Co-Authored Books:

Voinea, C.F., C. Balaceanu-Stolnici, C. (2000) “Postmodernist Neuropsychology - From Quantum Mechanics to Chaos Dynamics”, Ecological University Press, Bucharest.


Edited Volumes:

Voinea, C.F. (2012) (Ed.)"Political Attitudes and Mentalities", Proceedings of the EEEW-PAM'2012 and ECPAM'2012, Bucharest 2-4 October, 2012, Vol.I: "Political Attitudes and Mentalities. Old Theoretical Foundations - New Experimental and Prediction Challenges", Bucharest: Ars Docendi - Bucharest University Press. Vol. II: "The Historical Heritage of Europe: A Challenge for the Future of Political Analysis", Bucharest: Ars Docendi - Bucharest University Press.

Voinea, C.F. (2006) (Ed.) “Political Decision: An Interdisciplinary Framework. Elites, Mentalities, Gender and Modeling in Political Decision”, University of Bucharest Press.


Coordinated Volumes:

Voinea, C.F. (2007) (Coord.) “Political Decision: An Interdisciplinary Framework. Mentalities and Modeling”, Paralela45, Pitesti.


Co-Edited Volumes:

Voinea, C.F., Todosijevic, B., Boella, G. (Eds.) (2013) "Political Attitudes and Mentalities. Eastern European Political Cultures. Modeling Studies", Bucharest: Ars Docendi - Bucharest University Press.


Research Papers (selection):

Voinea C.F. (2012) “Advances in the Simulation-Based Analysis of Attitude Change”, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, (EQPAM) ISSN 2285 – 4916; ISSN–L 2285 – 4916 , Vol.1 No.1, September 2012, pp. iv-xi.

Voinea C.F. (2012) “How the PAM Conferences and Journal Have Started?” European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, (EQPAM) ISSN 2285 – 4916; ISSN–L 2285 – 4916 , Vol.1 No.1, September 2012, pp. i-iii.

Voinea C.F. (2013) “Briberyscape: An Artificial Society-Based Simulation Model of Corruption Emergence and Growth”, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, (EQPAM) ISSN 2285 – 4916; ISSN–L 2285 – 4916, Vol.2, No.1, January 2013, pp. 27-54.

Voinea C.F. (2013) “Computational Modeling and Simulation of Attitude Change, Part 1: Connectionist Models and Simulations of Cognitive Dissonance. An Overview”, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, (EQPAM) ISSN 2285 – 4916; ISSN–L 2285 – 4916, Vol.2, No.3, July 2013, pp. 10-26.

Voinea C.F. (2014) “Eastern European Political Cultures and the Need for Explanation. The Look from Inside”, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, (EQPAM) ISSN 2285 – 4916; ISSN–L 2285 – 4916, Vol.3, No.1, January 2014, pp. 43-55.

Voinea C.F. (2014) Eastern European Political Socialization Modeling Research: A Literature Review”, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, (EQPAM) ISSN 2285 – 4916; ISSN–L 2285 – 4916, Vol.3, No.1, January 2014, pp. 43-55.

Voinea, C.F. (2015) Political Culture and Covalent Bonding. A Conceptual Model of Political Culture Change, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities - EQPAM, Volume 4, No.1, January 2015, pp. 1-21.

Voinea, C.F. (2016) Computational and Simulation Modeling of Political Attitudes: The “Tiger” Area of Political Culture Research, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities - EQPAM, Volume 5, No.1, January 2016, pp. 1-21.

Voinea, C.F. (2017) On the Elites in the Eastern European Post-Communist Countries. Political Elites in the Eastern European Political Regimes after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: An Interdisciplinary Methodological Approach", European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, ISSN 2285-4916 ISSN-L 2285-4916, Volume 6, Issue No.4 (October 2017), pp. 14-37.

Voinea, C.F., Neumann, M. (2020) Voinea, C.F., Neumann, M. (2019) Political culture: a theory in search for methodology. An Editorial, Springer Quality & Quantity International Journal of Methodology, Springer Nature. First Online on 11 October 2019 at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-019-00942-1 . Springer Quality & Quantity International Journal of Methodology Vol. 54 Issue 2, April 2020, pp. 335-360 available online at url: <https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11135-019-00942-1>

Voinea, C.F. (2019) Voinea, C.F. (2019) Political culture research: dilemmas and trends. Prologue to the special issue, Quality & Quantity Springer International Journal of Methodology, Springer Nature. First Online on 4 October 2019 at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-019-00943-0 . Springer Quality & Quantity International Journal of Methodology Vol. 54 Issue 2, April 2020, pp. 361-382 available online at url: < https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11135-019-00943-0> .https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-019-00943-0


Contact Address:

European Research Center for Political Culture

Department of Public Policy, International Relations and Security Studies

Faculty of Political Science

University of Bucharest

Romania

Calea Plevnei no.59, 010223 Bucharest, Romania

e-mail: camelia.voinea@unibuc.ro