Prof. Dr. Edlira Haxhiymeri

Prof. Dr. Edlira Haxhiymeri, is lecturer at Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tirana, with a-30-years of experience in lecturing and research.

She worked as a visiting professor at GVSU, Michigan, USA (1997-1998). She is an adjunct professor at Clemson University, S.C., USA. Prof. Haxhiymeri contributed to the establishment of the Social Work and Social Policy Bachelor Program at SEEU, Macedonia and continues to be a lecturer there as well.

Prof. Dr. Edlira Haxhiymeri’s expertise includes social work with vulnerable groups- mainly victims of domestic violence and trafficking; gender issues; advanced practice of work with children and youth groups.

During the last 15 years, she has been appointed in important positions at higher education such as the Head of Social Work Department, member of the Senate of the University of Tirana, Vice Dean of Tirana University and Deputy Minister of Education.

She is an author of many university textbooks as well has authored and co-authored many articles in national and international journals as well as being the author of textbooks for students and part of research projects at national, regional and international level. Mrs. Haxhiymeri, has participated and given her contribution in more than 100 national and international scientific conferences


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