Sashenka LLESHAJ

McGill University

Sashenka Lleshaj

Sasha Lleshaj is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at McGill University and a recipient of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2019-22 from the Federal Government of Canada (SSHRC). She is also a PhD Fellow at the Research Group on Constitutional Studies (RGCS) at McGill. Sasha completed her Master of Science in Russian & East European Studies at the University of Oxford, through an OSF Oxford Scholarship. She moved to Canada as a Jeanne Sauvé Public Leadership Fellow 2017-19. As a Sauvé Fellow, she co-founded an initiative called CityInclusive and was a Visiting Researcher at Concordia University. In her research, Sasha explores memory politics, reconciliation and transitional justice in the post-communist space, with a focus on the Balkans.

Email: sashenka.lleshaj [at]