Tanja Porčnik

Resident Scholar (2019-20), The Fraser Institute

Tanja Porčnik was a Resident Scholar at the Fraser Institute between March 2019 and March 2020. Her work focused on human freedom studies, with a particular attention to measuring human rights protection with multidimensional indicator frameworks.

Before joining the Fraser Institute, Porčnik was an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC, President of the Visio Institute in Slovenia, a Senior Fellow at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation in Teaching Fellow at the Georgetown University’s American Institute on Political and Economic Systems in Prague, Czech Republic.

Her articles on human rights, law, international relations, and economic policy appear regularly in professional journals and printed media, and she is a frequent commentator on television and radio.

Porčnik is a Ph.D. candidate in Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from University of Ljubljana and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Economics from University of Maribor.