Gabija Verbaite is an intern at ISDC. Her diverse research interests include interdisciplinary analysis of Eastern Europe, namely, how trust, corruption, and informality affect the post-communist social and economic development. At ISDC, Gabija is working on a research project “Inequality and Governance in Unstable Democracies: The Mediating Role of Trust.” Currently, she is also assisting the “Life with Corona” project in data analysis and social media communications.
Previously Gabija held an intern position at Special Investigation Service (STT) of Lithuania. Gabija earned her B.A. in liberal arts and sciences from University College Roosevelt in Middelburg, Netherlands, where she majored in law and economics.