Jurina Rusnakova

Jurina Rusnakova received her masters in pedagogy at Konstantin Filozof University (UKF) Nitra (2001) and at present she teaches at the Institute of Romani studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health Care of UKF. Since 1997 she has been working as the correspondent of Romano nevo lil (Roma weekly). She has been engaged in many academic and NGO research and education projects focused on empowerment of Roma minorities in Slovakia and she has been also doing a lot of voluntary work in favour of Roma children. She has collaborated on the preparation of curricula of the specialization Social work in Roma community at Faculty of Social Sciences and Health Care UKF Nitra. She is co-editor of two scientific volumes on Roma conditions in Slovakia.

E-mail: jurina.rusnakova@email.cz