Contributors

Tudoriu Constantin-Sorin’s areas of interest include security, defense, terrorism, transnational organized crime, human rights, critical infrastructure protection and cyber security. He holds a master’s degree in European Policies for the Management of Public Order and Safety of the Person from the University of Galati in Romania. He is a 2011 graduate of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the Marshall Center.


Marta Šamota Galjer is a prosecutor for the State Attorney’s Office for the Supression of Corruption and Organised Crime in Croatia. She is an expert on corruption crimes and confiscation of assets. Her academic interests include international criminal law and political relations.


Laura Diorella Islas Limiñana was an adjunct faculty member for the Marshall Center’s 2018 Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) program and attended the center’s CTOC programs in 2015 and 2017 and the center’s Program on Applied Security Studies in 2017. She is a member of the steering committee of the Standing Group on Organised Crime of the European Consortium for Political Research. Her area of expertise has been focused on the transnationalization process of drug trafficking organizations.


Vladan Lukić is chief police inspector at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. He has served as a police commander in the Pozarevac Regional Directorate and is a graduate of the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies in Belgrade. He completed a master’s degree with a concentration on countering transnational organized crime from the International Security Studies program at the Marshall Center, in cooperation with the Universität der Bundeswehr München.


Saša Manojlović is a prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office for the Supression of Corruption and Organised Crime in Croatia. His expertise includes economic criminal offenses deriving from his work on corruption cases and tax evasion crimes. He was a guest lecturer on the topic of “Rule of Law in the Western Balkans: Lessons and Ways Ahead” at the 35th workshop of the Regional Stability in South East Europe Study Group that was convened in Tirana, Albania, in 2017.


János Matus is a professor emeritus of the International Business School in Budapest. He studied economics and psychology and earned a Ph.D. in the theory of international relations. Between 2005 and 2007 he represented the Hungarian National Defense University in the European Security and Defense College. In recent years he has researched the international political economy and its impact on globalization.


Maj. Andrii Rudyi is an organized crime and corruption analyst in the Lviv office of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU). He has degrees in information security and the law. He began his SSU career as a junior lieutenant and served as an assistant to the service’s anti-terrorism chief. He graduated in 2017 from the Marshall Center’s Countering Transnational Organized Crime course.


Ivica Simonovski, Ph.D., is an independent intelligence analyst in the Financial Intelligence Office for the Republic of North Macedonia. He received a master’s and Ph.D. in international politics from the St. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, North Macedonia. He has lectured at NATO’s Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism in Ankara, Turkey, at the Academy of Banking and Information Technology in Skopje, and the Marshall Center. He is a 2015 graduate of the Marshall Center’s Program on Terrorism and Security Studies.

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