Aleksandra Jordanoska

Aleksandra Jordanoska


  • Senior Lecturer in Corporate Law, Laws
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    Biographical details

    Dr Aleksandra Jordanoska joined the School of Law as a Lecturer in 2018. She previously taught at Manchester University, Keele University, Queen Mary University of London and at the Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia.

    Dr Jordanoska was awarded her PhD from the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, fully funded by a 3-year Queen Mary Research Studentship, for her research on the regulatory enforcement in the UK financial services industry after the 2008 financial crisis. She holds a Master of Philosophy in Criminology from the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, and a Master of Laws degree in Theory of Law and an LL.B. degree with specialisation in Criminal Law (Distinction) from the Ss Cyril and Methodius University. 

    Dr Jordanoska was a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford; a Visiting Scholar at the Global Centre for Law and Society, University of California, Berekely; a Departmental Visitor at RegNet, Australian National University (funded by QMUL); and a research visitor at the HEUNI, Helsinki (funded by HEUNI) and at the International Institute for Sociology of Law, Onati (funded by IISL). 

    Together with Justin Rex (BGSU), Dr Jordanoska was the co-chair of the Collaborative Research Network in Regulatory Governance at the American Law and Society Association. 



    Research interests

    Dr Jordanoska has primary research interests and expertise in the governance of financial markets, the regulation of financial technologies, financial crime and corporate crime, regulation theory, and corporate governance. One strand of her research specialises in regulatory enforcement in the financial services industry. Her work in this area is an interdisciplinary empirical research drawing from the disciplines of regulation studies, financial markets regulation, criminology, criminal law, and sociology of law. Dr Jordanoska's latest research examines the management of financial crime risks in the FinTech industry, funded by a prestigious BA/Leverhulme research grant.

    Dr Jordanoska commonly employs empirical methods in her research, including interviews with relevant stakeholders in the financial services industry, observations of administrative and criminal trials decision-making, and survey-based research. Her collaborative empirical research projects include "Global White-Collar Crime Survey: Anti-Bribery and Corruption" and "Using Bayesian Surprise maps to explore debt and insolvency across the UK". Dr Jordanoska is a recipient of funding for research and academic event organisation by the British Academy, the ESRC, and the QMUL, Manchester and Leeds universities.

    Dr Jordanoska welcomes proposals for postgraduate research in her areas of expertise, including on financial regulation, financial and corporate crime, and the regulation of financial technologies. 



    • Company Law


    • Legal Regulation of Economic and Financial Crime (General LLM, International Business Law, International Financial Law pathways)
    • The Law and Policy of Financial Technologies (FinTech) (General LLM, International Business Law, International Financial Law, Law & Technology pathways)
    • The Corporate Form and Its Issues (Online Corporate/Commercial LLM)

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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