June 17, 2024

Viktoria Ivanova

Viktoria Ivanova (she/her) is the current Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Political Inquiry (JPI). She is a first-year Master's student at NYU, pursuing a degree in Global Journalism. She holds a Bachelor's degree with a double major in Journalism and Political Science, combined with a minor in History, from the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG). For her senior thesis, she explored the topic of “Extralegal tools for co-opting the media: a study of the Bulgarian media environment,” uncovering some of the primary challenges to media freedom in her home country. Viktoria has also worked on articles analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the experiences of Bulgarian university students. During her undergraduate years, she served as the Editor-in-Chief and later as the President of her university newspaper, AUBG Daily. At NYU, she aspires to delve into complex international issues and create in-depth pieces, accessible to a broader audience.