The mentors for the Project are
Professor Leslie C. Eliason (link http://www.miis.edu/gsips-faculty.html?id=27)
is a Program Head at the Graduate School of International Policy Studies, at the
Monterey Institute of International Studies, California, USA. Prof. Eliason has an extensive
international expertise in the areas of comparative public policy, European politics
and cross-cultural policy studies.
Professor Raivo Vetik is a Professor of Comparative Politics
and director of the Institute of International and Social Studies
at the Tallinn Pedagogical University. Prof. Vetik has legal background; well
know for his numerous research and publications in the sphere
of multiethnic relations and ethno-policy in Estonia.
Professor Marje Pavelson - is a chair of Economic Sociology at the Department of
Public Economy of the Tallinn Technical University. The main areas of
research of Prof. Pavelson are labor market: labor force and education, the
structures of employment and unemployment; segmentation and social differences
among the groups.
Among the latest research contributions of Professors Vetik and Pavelson
are the chapters at the recently published book " The Challenge of the Russian Minority.
Emerging Multicultural Democracy in Estonia." edited by Marju Lauristin
and Mati Heidmets. (table of the contents of the book in pdf file)
- The contribution of Prof. Vetik is a chapter on
"Multicultural Democracy as a New Model of National Integration in Estonia"
- and contributions of Prof. Pavelson are the chapter on
"Non-Estonians on the Labour Market: A Change in the Economic Model and
Differences in Social Capital"