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Ivana Stevanović PhD

Director

Senior Research Fellow

Biography

Ivana Stevanović was born in 1968 in Zaječar, Serbia. In the 23 years’ period of research work she has been dealing, particular, with juvenile offending, child rights, child trafficking, child abuse, women’s crime, refugees and victimization. In the past 23 years she has participated in numerous research projects, and the results of them were presented on the scientific meetings and congresses, as well as in scientific articles, which were published.

Ivana Stevanović is an expert associate of the Serbian Judiciary Academy in the realization and creation of the programs related to the education and licensing of the representatives of the juvenile justice system in the Republic of Serbia. (2005/2015). Allso, she participated and organised more than 150 Child Rights Centre's trainings in the period 1998-2015.

Curent Position:

- Director of the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research in Belgrade;

- Researcher at the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research in Belgrade (1992/2015), from February 2015 director of the Institute;

- Vice president of the Victimology Society of Serbia (1997/2006)

- Member of the Board of the Victimology Society of Serbia from its foundation (from 1997)

- Child Rights Centre, president (from 2008)

- Council of Child Rights Government of Serbia, member (from 2008)

- Council for monitoring and promoting the work of bodies engaged in criminal proceedings and enforcement of juvenile criminal sanctions involving juveniles, member (from 2009)

Selected Bibliography

Srna, J., Stevanović, I. (2011) "Serbia: Moving towards Prevention of Physical Punishment of Children (Chapter 17)", in: Durant, J. E; Smith, A. B. (ed.) Realizing the Rights of the Children: Global Progress towards Ending Physical Punishment Realizing Children’s Rights, New York: Routledge (simultaneously published in UK), str. 222-233, ISBN13: 978-0-415-87920-0 (hbk), ISBN13: 978-0-203-83968-3 (ebk).

Jugović, A., Pejaković, LJ., Stevanović, I. (2013) Mesto za mene (deca na hraniteljstvu u Srbiji), Beograd: Centar za prava deteta, ISBN 978-86-83109-59-3, dostupno na sajtu: www.cpd.org.rs

Stevanović, I. (2014) Deca koja čekaju, Beograd: Institut za kriminološka i sociološka sitraživanja, ISBN 978-86-83287-74-1.

Stevanović, I. (2014) Moje pravo da budem zaštićen, Beograd: Institut za kriminološka i sociološka sitraživanja, ISBN 978-86-83287-77-2

Stevanović, I. (2014) „Novo prekršajno zakonodavstvo i položaj maloletnih učinioca prekršaja“, str. 101-106, u: Kron, L. (ur) Prestup i kazna: de lege lata et de lege ferenda, Beograd: Institut za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, ISBN 978-86-83287-78-9, COBISS.SR.ID 207548684.

Stevanović, I. (2014) „Krivičnopravni sistem i zaštita maloletnih lica (nacionalni normativni aspekt)“, str. 30-42, u: Vučković Šahović, N. i dr., Zaštita dece žrtava i svedoka krivičnih dela, Beograd: International Management Group – IMG, ISBN 978-86-83927-73-9.

Stevanović, I. (2014) „“Unapređenje izvršenja vaspitne mere posebne obaveze“ u: Ilić, G. (ur.) Reforma krivičnog prava (zbornik radova), Beograd: Udrženje javnih tužilaca i zamenika javnih tužilaca Srbije, str. 352-367, ISBN 978-86-83437-99-3.

Pavićević, O., Stevanović, I. (2015) "Rizična ponašanja dece i mladih - rizik i otpornost" u: Stevanović, I. (ur) Maloletnici kao učinioci i kao žrtve krivičnih dela i prekršaja, Beograd: Institut za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, str. 293-308, ISBN 978-86-83287-85-7, COBISS.SR.ID 215317516.

Banić, M., Stevanović, I. (2015) Zaštita dece žrtava u krivičnim postupcima i stanje u praksi u Republici Srbiji, str. 9-44, u: Stevanović, I. (ur.) Kako do pravosuđa po meri deteta. Beograd: Centar za prava deteta, 293-308, ISBN 978-86-83109-64-7, COBISS.SR.ID 214515724, dostupno na sajtu: www.cpd.org.rs.

ivanacpd@gmail.com
Vladan Joldžić PhD

Principle Research Fellow

Biography

Professor Dr. Vladan Joldžić, 60 years old scientist more than two decades included in international environmental and criminal law developments, from this reason at the international lists (membership), to mention three most distinguished: ICEL - International Council of Environmental Law, which is, at the same time, environmental law consultative body of the United Nations, The World Conservation Union as well as Union Environmental Law Center, andCommission on Environmental Law, and UN CEDAR - CEED list of experts (from 1990).

Professor Joldzic is, at the same time, engaged: in scientific researches, as science councilor and the chief of macro projects, at the Institute established by Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts: Institute for Criminological and Sociological Researches, which do researching at the fields of law and legislature, as well as at the University of Belgrade (State university) and Singidunum University (private - shareholders university) as full time and visiting professor for gamma of the environmental law topics: International Environmental law, Environmental Law, Environmental Criminal Law.

In his more than 30 years of scientific engagement Professor Joldzic published nearly 300 diversified texts in Yugoslavia and Serbia as well as abroad, in Great Britain, United States, at the academies of sciences and arts of Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, in nearest times in Brazil, Romanian Republic, et cetera. Between them many books (nearly 30), articles, reports at the scientific meetings, elaborates, as well, in form of articles, elements of his engagements and results at the projects: drafts for criminal and environmental legislations and for the environmental elements for Constitution of the Yugoslavia and Serbia.

Selected Bibliography

Having results from his all inclusive theoretical and practical work Professor Joldzic put efforts to formulate them in utilitarian frames for new theoretical and practical law disciplines, applicable not only for domestic terrain of Serbia, at the first place for: International Environmental Law (From Ecological Policy to International Environmental law, book at the Year 2008.), New branch of criminal law: Environmental Criminal Law (book at the Year 2007 and the new one in preparation for publishing till the Year 2011 and 2012.), Environmental Law, his General part and Separate part (such his new book at the Serbian language presented at the Year 2011), Special new branch of the Administrative Law: Environmental Administrative law.

Professor Joldzic results, books especially, are basement for six courses at universities in Serbia: Environmental Law – General Part, Environmental Law – Separate Part, Environmental Policy, International Environmental Law, Environmental Criminal Law, and Environmental Administrative Law – State and her Administrative Organs of Importance for Environmental Protection (At the example of Serbia), published as a Dr. Joldzic’ book at the same name at the Year 2010th.

vladanj@eunet.rs
Marina Hughson PhD

Principle Research Fellow

Biography
Selected Bibliography
marinablago@gmail.com
Leposava Kron PhD

Principle Research Fellow

Biography

Dr. Leposava Kron, psychologist, was born on 1958 in Belgrade. She graduated cum laude from the University of Belgrade, Department of Psychology in 1981, obtained her summa cum laude MS degree 1985 (thesis "A Structural and Functional Model of Script Theory") and magna cum laude PhD degree with the thesis "Psychological typology of homicidal behavior" 1992, also from University of Belgrade (Philosophy Faculty, Dept. of Psychology). Part of her Doctoral Studies L. Kron finished at University of California, Berkeley (1986), and Postdoctoral Research at University of California, Berkeley (1991) and California State University (1991).

She is working as a Principal Research Fellow at the Institute of the Criminological and Sociological Research in Belgrade (since 1987 -1993 as Research Assistant; 1993-1997 as Research Fellow and 2006 - peasant as Principal Research fellow ). Worked on many research projects (in several as a Project manager). Fields of specializations of dr. Kron are psychology, clinical psychology, psychology of crime, social pathology, psychology of aberrant behavior and convergent disciplines.

Since 1993 she is a member of The International Academy of Law and Mental Health (Montreal) and the Homicide Research Working group (Loyola University, Chicago).

Dr. Kron is one of the foundations and former editor of The Journal of Clinical Psychology and Social Pathology (Belgrade) a member of the editorial board in The Journal of Psychology (Belgrade) and editor of The Annals of the Institute of the Criminological and Sociological Research (Belgrade; from 2006-present).

Dr. Kron has been served as a Director of Institute of the Criminological and Sociological Research in Belgrade from November 2006 till February 2015.

Dr. L. Kron speaks English, French, Italian, Latin and BCS.

Selected Bibliography

Dr. Leposava Kron published over hundred scientific papers on clinical psychology, psychology of crime and deviant behavior and criminology (in Serbian or English). She is an author of numerous books: Sexual violence: A psychological study (1992), The Sin of Cain: A psychological typology of murderers (1993, first edition, Belgrade: and 2000, second edition), War and Collective Behavior: An Essay on Social and Psychological Reality (2008), Anatomy of Sexual Aggression (2009, with Z. Nikolić), Studies of Crime in Serbia 1961-2011 (2011, with Z. Stevanović), Total Institutions and Deprivations: Book of Human in Trouble (2011, with Z. Nikolić) Violence as a Response: Social and Psychological Implications of Crisis (2013, with O. Pavićević & B. Simeunović-Patić), Death of Lolita, Bitrth of Lilith: An Essay of Adolescent Femal Saxuallity (2015, with O.Pavićević). Dr. Kron is also an editor and coauthor of eihgt monographies.

As an invited speaker she submitted a papers on IXX International Congress on Law and Mental Health (Lisbon, 1993), IX International Congress on Criminology (Budapest, 1993), XX International Congress on Law and Mental Health (Montreal, 1994), XXI Congress on Law and Mental Health (Tromso, 1995), IV European Congress of Psychology (Athens, 1995) and XXVI International Congress of Psychology (Montreal, Canada, 1996), International Conference: The Kosovo conflict and the consequences on the Roma people (Skopje 2000) etc.

bebakron@gmail.com
Branislava Knežić PhD

Principle Research Fellow

Biography
Selected Bibliography
knezic@sbb.rs
Olivera Pavićević PhD

Research Fellow

Biography
Selected Bibliography
oliverapavicevic4@gmail.com
Sanja Ćopić PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Biography

Dr Sanja Ćopić was born in 1973 in Belgrade. She received her LL.B from the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade (Serbia) in 1995. In 2001 she received her LL.M in law (criminal justice) from the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade with the thesis titled “The position of juvenile offenders in the contemporary criminal law”. In 2010 she received her PhD in law (criminal justice) from the Faculty of Law, University of Nis (Serbia), with the thesis “Restorative justice and criminal justice system”.

From 1995 to 2000 she was a researcher at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research. In the period 2000-2002 she worked as a researcher in the Centre for Legal Researches in the Institute of Social Science in Belgrade, while in 2002 she moved to the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research again, where she works today as a research associate.

During her so far work she participated in more than 30 research projects, both within the Institute and other organisations, primarily in the Victimology Society of Serbia. These were mostly action-oriented, comparative and experimental research. She thought at numerous seminars, trainings and specialised courses dedicated primarily to trafficking in human beings, victim support, domestic violence, gender equality and gender based violence. She participated at more than 40 conferences and scientific meetings in Serbia and abroad.

Since 1995 she published four authored/co-authored or edited books and over 70 journal articles and book chapters in Serbia and abroad. Her research and published papers mainly relate to the topics such as: violence against women, domestic violence, trafficking in human beings, position of female offenders in the prison, restorative justice and juvenile delinquency and social response to it.

She is a member and the President of the Executive Board of the Victimology Society; she is a member of the European Forum for Restorative Justice and the Criminology section of the Serbian Association for Criminal Theory and Practice of Serbia. She is a member of the Editorial board of the academic journals Temida, and Review for criminology and criminal law. Sanja is a deputy editor of the journal Temida

Sanja speaks English and Russian. She is married and has two children.

Selected Bibliography

Ćopić, S. (2015) Restorativna pravda i krivičnopravni sistem: teorija, zakonodavstvo i praksa. Beograd: Institut za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja (u štampi).

Nikolić-Ristanović, V., Ćopić, S. (2014) Programs for female prisoners and positive criminology and victimology: the case of Serbia, u: Ronel, N., Segev, D. (ur.) Positive Criminology, London: Routledge: 319-338.

Ćopić, S., Stevković, Lj. (2012) Evidentiranje podataka o nasilju u porodici i značaj međusektorske saradnje: neka strana iskustva, u: V. Nikolić-Ristanovič (ur.) Evidentiranje kriminaliteta: iskustva iz sveta i Srbije, Beograd: Prometej-Beograd: 159-176.

Sanja Ćopić, Biljana Simeunović-Patić (2011) Victims of Human Trafficking: Meeting Victims’ Needs?, in John Winterdyk, Benjamin Perrin, Philip Reichel (eds.) Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raron, FL (USA): 265-289

Milivojević, S., Ćopić, S. (2010) Victims of Sex Trafficking: Gender, Myths, and Consequences, in: S.G. Shoham. P. Knepper, K. Martin (eds.) International Handbook of Victimology, Boca Raton: Taylor and Fransis Group: 283-302.

Simeunović-Patić, B., Ćopić, S. (2010) Protection and Assistance to Victims of Human Trafficking in Serbia: Recent Developments, European Journal of Criminology, 7(1): 45-60.

Nikolić-Ristanović, V., Ćopić, S. (2010) Pomoć i podrška ženama žrtvama trgovine ljudima u Srbiji (Assistance and support to women victims of trafficking in persons in Serbia). Beograd: Viktimološko društvo Srbije i Prometej-Beograd.

scopic@eunet.rs
Hajdana Glomazić PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Hajdana Glomazić, PhD is Research Associate at Institute of Criminological & Sociological Research. She graduated, did her Masters and PhD on Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade - Department of Pedagogy and Andragogy.

She is an advisor for systemic family therapy. In her professional career she worked as an assistant on Faculty of Business Studies, and later as a Assistant Professor on Academy for Diplomacy and Safety. On numerous EU projects she was hired as an expert in the area of adults’ education, creator of adults training programme, trainer and trainer of trainers. She was also hired as an expert consultant and researcher in the area of the company's learning and education.

She is the author of multiple scientific papers published in national and international journals in the field of adult education, professional adult education, ethics, media and communications – both in Serbian and in English. She participated in several scientific conferences in the country and abroad.

Her scientific-research work is directed towards areas of adult learning, media and communications, media education and media ethics, as well as social pathology. She is a member of several professional associations, local and foreign.

Selected Bibliography
hajdana.ng@gmail.com
Ana Batrićević PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Biography

Ana was born in 1985 in Belgrade. She graduated in 2009, at theoretical module of University of Belgrade Faculty of Law with average grade 9.9. She obtained her PhD degree in criminal law in 2012 at University of Niš Faculty of Law with thesis „Protection of Animals in Criminal Law“.

She has been employed at the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research in Belgrade since 2009, she acquired the title Research Fellow in 2013 and the title of Senior Researc Fellow in 2018. Prior to that, she used to work at NGO Praxis in Belgrade, the executive partner of UNHCR, committed to providing free legal assistance for refugees, internally displaced persons and Roma.

Besides the project Crime in Serbia: Etiology, Phenomenology and Possibilities of Social Intervention, she is also participating in COST Action IS1106 „Offender Supervision in Europe“. Between 2012 and 2014, she took part in EU Twinning project “Providing Efficient System for the Prevention and Suppression of Illegal Migration on the Territory of RS”, realized in cooperation with Ministry of Internal Affairs of RS.

She finished courses: Web Design Basic, Advanced i Professional (Web Development) and Wordpress Express at international SAE Institute in Belgrade and graphic design course at Wizard Center in Belgrade. She is the author of website and blog www.pravnazastitazivotinja.com dedicated to publishing texts, legal documents and scientific papers relevant to legal protection of animals.

She is Editorial Board Member of Journal of the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research and Journal of Criminology and Criminal Law since 2011. She is fluent in English and Italian and speaks German too.

Selected Bibliography

Batrićević, A., Batanjski, V.: Zaštita životinja u Srbiji-kaznenopravni i ekološki aspekti, Institut za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, Beograd, 2014., 231 str, UDK 343502.211(497.11) ISBN 978-86-83287-79-6, COBISS:SR-ID 209797388 M42=5

Batrićević, A.: Zaštita životinja u međunarodnom pravu, Beograd : Institut za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, 2013, 230 str., ISBN 978-86-83287-70-3 UDK 502.211:592/599 UDK 179.3 UDK 351.765 COBISS.SR-ID 203032588 M42=5

Batrićević, A.: Zabrana diskriminacije u pravu Evropske unije, Evropsko zakonodavstvo, vol. 11, br. 42/2013, str. 9-36., ISSN:1451-3188 UDK: 361.647.82:001.6 COBISS.SR-ID 183321351 M51=3

Batrićević, A.: Krivično – pravna reakcija na zlostavljanje životinja u Kraljevini Švedskoj, Strani pravni život br. 2/2012, str. 378 – 394., UDK: 351.765(485) ISSN: 0039-2138 COBISS.SR-ID 86244103 M51=3

Batrićević, A.: Deca i zlostavljanje životinja – kriminološki, viktimološki i krivičnopravni aspekti, Temida, vol. 14. br. 3/2011, str. 57 – 77., UDK 343.98, ISSN: 1450-6637, DOI: 10.2298/TEM1103057B M51=3

a.batricevic@yahoo.com
Janko Međedović PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Janko Međedović was born on June 10, 1981 in Užice, Serbia. After completing his studies in Psychology in 2007 at the Faculty of Philosophy in Niš, he moved to Belgrade where he received his PhD at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade under the mentorship of Dr. Goran Knežević in 2014.

Since 2008, he has participated in the work of the Petnica Research Station as an associate lecturer. Throughout 2009 and 2010 he worked at the Faculty of Philosophy in Kosovska Mitrovica as a teaching assistant. In 2010 he started working at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research where he currently thrives as an associate researcher. Furthermore, he teaches at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, with the title of an assistant professor. During 2012 and 2013 he has worked as a lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy in Nikšić. Since 2015, he is a Serbian representative at the ENCORE project (European Network of Conflict Research).

So far, he participated in two projects funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development: "Prevention of crime and social deviation" (project no. 149096) and "Crime in Serbia: phenomenology, risks and opportunities of social intervention" (project no. 47011).

Apart from having presented several dozen of papers at both national and international scientific conferences he has also published twelve scientific papers in national and international journals including Psychology, Applied Psychology, Themes, Sociology, Horizons of Psychology and Proceedings of the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research.

His current research interests mainly include psychology of individual differences (psychopathy, schizotypy, personality traits), social psychology (social attitudes, intergroup conflict) and the application of statistical methods in psychological research.

Selected Bibliography

Međedović, J. (2014). Should the space of basic personality traits be extended to include the disposition toward psychotic-like experiences? Psihologija, 47, 169-184.

Međedović, J., & Petrović, B. D. (2013). Predictors of party evaluation in post-conflict society: The case of Serbia. Psihologija, 46, 27-43.

Međedović, J., Kujačić, D., & Knežević, G. (2012). Personality-related determinants of criminal recidivism. Psihologija, 45, 277-294.

Međedović, J. (2012). Topography of Dishonesty: mapping the opposite pole of Honesty-Humility personality domain. Primenjena psihologija, 5, 115-135.

Međedović, J. (2012). Da li je Amoralnost šesti faktor ličnosti? Zbornik instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, 30, 7-31.

janko.medjedovic@fmk.edu.rs
Milica Kolaković Bojović PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Milica Kolaković-Bojović was born in Belgrade on February 17th, 1984. She is graduated from University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law (2007) and got M.A. degree (criminal law and procedure) in 2008. In 2016 she got PhD in criminal law and procedure (Completion of Criminal Proceedings within reasonable time) on the same university.

During 2008-2009 and from 2012 to present she is working as a Research Associate and Research Fellow at the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research. From 2009 to 2012 she was teaching assistant for criminal law and procedure on the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law.

Beside her scientific and research engagement she is working as an expert of the Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice System Support in Serbia (MDTF-JSS) from 2013.

Within a period 2012-2013 she was member of the working group for drafting the National Judicial Reform Strategy (NJRS 2013-2018) and coordinator of the working subgroup that drafted the Action Plan for implementation of the NJRS 2013-2018 in the part dealing with judicial efficiency. She was member and technical coordinator of the working groups for drafting amendments to the Law on the High Judicial Council and the Law on the State Prosecutorial Council (2013-2014.) as well as of the working groups for the National Strategy for the Prosecution of War Crimes and the Prosecutorial Strategy for Investigation and Prosecution of War Crimes.

From 2013 she is part of the Serbian negotiation structure for accession negotiations with EU. From 2014 to 2016 she was Coordinator of the Action Plan for Chapter 23 and the President of the Council for the Implementation of the Action Plan for Chapter 23- from 2015 to 2017.

In June 2017 she was elected for the membership in the UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances in the capacity of independent expert. She is a member of the Serbian Society for Criminal Law Theory and Practice and executive director of the CSO Europius.

She is fluent in Serbian and English. She is married and mother of the two boys.

Selected Bibliography

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2017/ Efficient Monitoring and Evaluation of Judicial Reform as a Way to Speed up Achieving the EU Standards, Police and Judiciary as guaranties of the liberty and security in the Rule of Law, Police Academy & Hanns Seidel Stiftung, Tara, pp. 139-148.

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2017/ Strengthening Infrastructural Capacities of Judiciary as a Precondition for Efficiency of Criminal justice, Archibald Reis Days 2017, (in publishing).

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2016/ Completion of Criminal Proceedings within reasonable time, Doctoral dissertation, Belgrade.

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2016/ Constitutional Provisions on Judicial Independence and EU Standards, Anali Pravnog Fakulteta Univerziteta u Beogradu (Annals of the Faculty of law in Belgrade, Belgrade Law Review, Vol. LXIV, no. 3, 192-204.

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2016/ Effect of multiple abolition of the first instance verdict on the length of criminal proceedings, Legal remedies in criminal proceedings/criminal legislations in the region and experiences in their implementation, (Bejatović, S. & Jovanović, I eds.) OSCE, Belgrade, pp. 271-283.

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2016/ Effect of multiple abolition of the first instance verdict on the length of criminal proceedings, Legal remedies in criminal proceedings/criminal legislations in the region and experiences in their implementation, (Bejatović, S. & Jovanović, I eds.) OSCE, Belgrade, pp. 271-283.

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2015/ Service of documents in the criminal proceedings: Efficiency in the gap between wishful thinking and bad habits Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, no. 2, pp. 113-122.

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2015/ The efficiency of the criminal justice system as a mean of combating crime, Crime and society of Serbia: Challenges of the social disintegration and social regulation and preservation of the environment, pp. 237-254.

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2014/ Efficiency of Criminal Proceedings, Judical Reform and Accession Negotiations with EU, Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, no. 2, pp. 189-201.

Kolaković-Bojović, M. /2013/ The right to legal defense of the accused and the efficiency of the criminal proceedings, Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, pp. 131-148.

Kolaković - Bojović, M. /2013/ Efficiency of Criminal Procedure- Do We Understand an Ideal to strive for? Crime, Public Reaction and Harmonization with European Standards, the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research, Palić, pp. 373-384.

kolakius@gmail.com
MA Miroslav Ivanović

Research Associate

Biography
Selected Bibliography
ivanmiros4@yahoo.co.uk
Ljeposava Ilijić PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Ljeposava Ilijić, was born on February 7, 1981 in Trebinje, Republic of Serbian, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She graduated from the Faculty for Special Education and Rehabilitation, University of Belgrade, on Department for Prevention and Resocialization of Persons with Disorder in Social Behavior in 2004. and earned a graduate special educator. That same year, she enrolled in postgraduate master's studies at the Faculty of Special Education, Department for Prevention and Resocialization of Persons with disorder in Social Behavior, and in 2012 she defended her master's thesis entitled "Demographic, socio-psychological, criminological and penology properties convicted as factors of prison deprivation", mentor Ph. D. Snežana Soković, which gained the title of Master of Defectological Science.

University of Belgrade, approved the creation of a doctoral dissertation entitled "The Impact of education and vocational training to reduce the risk of recidivism with convicts", which was reported at the same university. Since November 2005, she was employed at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research (rank-research associate).

She took part in the realization of projects of basic research in the field of social humanities: Crime Prevention and Social Deviation (No. 149016), 2006-2010., (Leader: Dr. M. Blagojević), and Crime in Serbia: Phenomenology, Risks and Opportunities of Social Intervention (No. 47011), 2011-2014 (Ph. D. Vladan Joldžić). Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research.

Her interests are directed towards the penological and criminological issues, problems of execution of imprisonment, and the treatment of prisoners.

Selected Bibliography

Ilijić, Lj. (2012). Stanje u kazneno-popravnim zavodima u Srbiji: prekobrojnost zatvorske populacije, Socijalna misao, Vol. 19. br.74. str.143-152.

Batrićević, A., & Ilijić, Lj. (2013). Imprisonment in Sweden, Normative Frameworks, Characteristics and Impact on recidivism, NBP-Journal of Criminalistics And Law, Vol. XVIII, No.2 Pg. 135-155.

Batrićević, A., & Ilijić, Lj. (2014). Health Care of Prisoners as a Crime Prevention Factor-General Standards and Conditions in Serbia. Archibald Reiss Days, Academy of Criminalistics and Police Studies, Vol.1. pg. 441-451.

Ilijić, Lj. (2014). Osuđeni i deprivacije-uticaj karakteristika ličnosti na intenzitet doživlјavanja zatvorskih deprivacija. Institut za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja. Beograd.

Ilijić, Lj. & Jovanić, G. (2014). Disciplinsko kažnjavanje osuđenih. Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja. Vol. XXXIII, Br. 2. str. 163-177. Beograd.

lelalela_bgd@yahoo.com
MA Jasmina Igrački

Research Associate

Biography

Jasmina Igrački was born on 10.04.1972. in the town of Pančevo. She graduated at the Faculty of Law in Novi Pazar in 2009 with the average grade of 8.39 and defended her thesis "Prevention of Organised Crime", with the grade of 10, which is recognised as the highest grade.

She completed her MA studies at the Police Academy in Belgrade in 2010 and defended her master thesis "Communication System in the Time of Crisis" in 2012. She started her PhD studies in 2013 at Megatrend University - Faculty of Law, Public Administration and Security. The main fields of interest are criminal law and criminology with penology.

Jasmina Igrački gained teaching experience while working as an assistant and collaborator at the Faculty of Law in Novi. She worked as a librarian at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological research from 2012 to 2013, and according to the Decision of the Scientific Council of the Institute she was awarded with the title of Research Associate in March 2013.

Jasmina is a co-author of a University Textbook Victimology and published over 30 scientific articles of different structures. She also participated in a number of national and international scientific conferences.

Selected Bibliography

Igrački, J. (2012) “Individual treatment in the enforcement process of criminal sanctions”, Archibald Reiss Days, Criminalistics and police Studies in Belgrade, (thematic conference proceedings of international significance) str.435-446, UDC 343.85:343.261-052, 343.244; UDC (of the anthology) 343.9 (082), 343.85 (082) COBISS.SR-ID 192446220, ISBN978-86-7020-190-3

Igrački, J. (2012) “Uloga policije u prevenciji maloletničkog prestupništva” in: Kron, L. (ed.) Delikt, kazna i mogućnosti socijalne profilakse, Belgrade: Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research. pp 399-408, ISBN 978-86-83287-61-1

Igrački, J. (2013) “Penalty Reaction on child abuse in Serbia”, Internacional scientific conference "Archibald Reiss Days", Criminalistics and police Studies in Belgrade, pp. 329-336, UDC: 343.28/.29:343.541(497.11) UDC (of the anthology) 343.9(082), 343.85(82), COBISS.Sr-id 202437388, ISBN 978-86-7020-190-3

Igrački, J. (2013) “Nasilničko ponašanje: krivičnopravni i kriminološki aspect”, Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, No. 2, Vol. XXXII, pp. 203-213, UDK (of the paper): 343.94/.97:343.343.3; 343.85:[343.343.3:796.093(497.11), UDK (of the journal) 343

Igrački, J. (2014) “Krivičnopravni i kriminološki aspekti nasilja i nasilničkog ponašanja” in Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, No. 1. Year XXXIII, pp.137-148, UDK (of the paper) 343.343.3, UDK (of the journal) 343

jasminaigracki@yahoo.com
Vera Stanković, PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Vera Stanković was born on June 17, 1984 in Zrenjanin. She graduated at the Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, in 2009; at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection, on the topic "Legal Aspects of Environmental Protection - chosen examples at the local level (Municipality of Surčin)."

She is the PhD student of the final year at the same faculty, at the Protection of Biodiversity module. She is employed at the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research from November 1, 2009. She graduated at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade in 2014; from the specialization of knowledge in the field - Environmental Law.

She has attended numerous courses in various fields, among which are: "Renewable energy and energy efficiency in South - East Europe", Fojnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2009; "Climate Change in South – Eastern European Countries IV: Adaptation strategies for economy and society", Zagreb, Croatia 2009; Training on the basics of the human rights and their protection mechanisms, YIHR, Belgrade, Pristina, 2010-2011; "ЕU and the gender equality", Institute of Gender Equality and OSCE, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2011; won a scholarship od the American University in Kosovo, complited the courses for the Peacebuilding, Post-conflict transformation and Development Program 2011, etc.

As a volunteer, she participated in numerous projects and environmental workshops held in public kindergartens and Chartwell International School in 2009. She worked on the project "Infoterra Geo - Information Services (IGIS)" organized by: Astrium Services, IGN France International, Biotope, the Republic Geodetic Authority and the Ministry of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning, 2011 and 2012.

Selected Bibliography

Batanjski Vera (2011): „Uticaji ekologije na teorije o kriminalitetuˮ. Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, Beograd, 2011/Vol.XXX/1-2/307-316, ISSN 0350-2694.

Vladan Joldžić i Vera Batanjski (2012): „Integrisano upravlјanje hemikalijama u svim fazama životnog ciklusa i biološke reperkusije kršenja propisa”. Zbornik radova, IV CHYMICUS, 11.-14.jun 2012., Tara, Srbija, str. 170-176, ISBN 978-86-85013-10-2.

Batanjski Vera (2013): „Prevencija ekološkog kriminalitetaˮ. Poglavlje u monogrfiji: Prevencija kriminala i socijalnih devijacija – evropska i regionalna dobra praksa (Urednici: Blagojević M. i Stevanović Z.), Institut za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, Beograd, str. 307-315, ISBN 978-86-83287-66-6.

Batrićević Ana and Batanjski Vera (2013): „Air Quality in Urban Areas in Serbia: Current State and Legal Protectionˮ. III International Conference - Ecology of Urban Areas, 11 October 2013, Zrenjanin, Serbia, , pp. 58-67, ISBN 978-86-7672-210-5.

Batanjski Vera, Batrićević Ana, Radovančev Uroš i Joldžić Vladan (2014): „Ekonomski isplativa proizvodnja organske hraneˮ. "Ecologica" časopis, Naučno-stručno društvo za zaštitu životne sredine Srbije "Ecologica", br. 74, str. 169-174, ISSN 0354-3285.

Batrićević Ana and Batanjski Vera (2014) „Zaštita životina u Srbiji - kaznenopravni i ekološki aspekti”. Monografija, Institut za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, Beograd, Srbija, 231 strana, ISBN 978-86-83287-79-6.

vera.batanjski@gmail.com
Boban Petrović PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Boban Petrovic (1978) was born in Surdulica, where he finished elementary school and gymnasium. He graduated in 2005, on Department for Psychology on Faculty of Philosophy of Belgrade University. He finished master studies in 2008 on the same Faculty. In the same year he started PhD studies under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Goran Knezevic, and currently hi is in the final year of studies.

His research interests are predominantly focused on the issues of individual differences in human behavior, especially personality and social attitudes, but also on the issues of social inclusion. He investigates the psychological determinants of amoral and antisocial behavior, but also the psychological basis of inter-group conflict and reconciliation.

Since March 2012, he has been working at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research in Belgrade, on the project Crime in Serbia: phenomenology, risks and opportunities of social intervention, as a research assistant. He is included in several national and international research projects, of which the most important are: Relationship between personality and schizotipy – metaanalysis (from 2011-), Many Labs 2: Investigating Variation in Replicability Across Sample and Setting (from 2014) and COST actions ISCH IS1106 - Offender supervision in Europe i ISCH 1107 - European Network of Conflict research (from 2013).

For more than ten years, he has been active in the NGO sector, dealing primarily with issues of social inclusion and development of social support services for people with disabilities and other socially excluded groups. He was hired as expert for issue of social inclusion by the Delegation of European Union to the Republic of Serbia, on the program Improving rights, employment and living conditions of refugees and internally displaced persons in Serbia. He has collaborated with the Institute for Social Protection, Belgrade, on the project Support to the establishment of services for children with disabilities and the development of indicators of social protection.

From 2009 to 2011, he worked as teaching assistant in the scientific field Research and measurement in psychology, at the Faculty of Applied Psychology, Belgrade. He is a member of Association for Psychological Science. He published 8 papers in international journals (M20), 7 articles in the national journals (M50), one paper in the category M40, 4 papers in the category M63, 17 abstracts at international conferences - M30 and 38 at national conferences - M64

Selected Bibliography

Petrovic, B., Medjedovic, J., Savic, M., & Zeleskov-Djoric, J. (2014). Predicting multiple criteria of criminal behavior with HEXACO domains and facets. Personality and Individual Differences, 60, S40.

Petrovic, B., Medjedovic, J., Zeleskov-Djoric, J., Savic, M., Lazarević, Lj. & Knežević, G. (2014). Individual differences in implicit affective associations to violence in prisoners. Paper presented on 17th European Conference of Personality, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Perović, A., Vuksanović, J., Petrović, B. & Avramovic-Ilic, I. (2014). The acquisition of passive in Serbian. Applied Psycholinguistics, 35(01), 1-26.

Petrović, B., Međedović, J. & Kujačić, D. (2014). Tipovi ličnosti u prostoru amorala i šizotipije: empirijska evidencija sa osuđeničkog i uzorka iz opšte populacije [Personality types in the space of amoral and schizotypy: empirical evidence from convicts' and the general population samples]. Zbornik instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja.

Međedović, J., & Petrović, B. D. (2013). Predictors of party evaluation in post-conflict society: The case of Serbia. Psihologija, 46(1), 27-43.

Petrović, B., & Međedović, J. (2012). Alternativni pogledi na psihopatiju: od patologije do adaptivne životne strategije [Alternative views on psychopathy: From pathology to adaptive life strategy]. Zbornik instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, 31(1), 19-48.

Petrović, B., & Međedović, J. (2012). Personality roots of militant extremism. Paper presented on the international conference ''XVIII Psychology days in Zadar''. University of Zadar, Croatia.

Međedović, J., & Petrović, B. (2011). Personality traits, social attitudes and Ethos of conflict as predictors of party affiliation in Serbia. Paper presented on XII European Congress of psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.

bobanpetrovi@gmail.com
Milena Milićević PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Milena Milicevic obtained her PhD degree at the Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, University of Belgrade, study programme: Special Education and Rehabilitation. She is a Research Assistant at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research in Belgrade. As author and co-author, she has published numerous scientific and professional papers in national and international journals and proceedings from scientific conferences and symposiums, in the field of special education and rehabilitation, as well as in the field of pedagogy, psychology and biomedicine.

Plenary lecture on “Social Participation of Children with Cerebral Palsy in Family and Peer Environment” was held in April 2011 at the First International Conference of students of special education and rehabilitation entitled “Special Education and Rehabilitation”, Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, University of Belgrade. She is co-author of the monograph entitled “Social Participation of Persons with Disabilities”, published by the Society of Special Educators and Rehabilitators of Serbia.

Milena is a member of the Organizing Committee of the III International Scientific Conference "Special Education and Rehabilitation – Adult Persons with Disabilities“, Sabac, Serbia, October 24–26, 2014, and the II International Scientific Conference "Special Education and Rehabilitation – Cerebral Palsy“, Novi Sad, October 25–28, 2012. In 2014, she submitted her PhD thesis entitled “Characteristics of Participation of Children with Cerebral Palsy” at the Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, University of Belgrade. Milena's interest areas include social participation of persons with disabilities and phenomenology of motor disorders in terms of special education and rehabilitation.

Selected Bibliography

Milićević, M. (2015). Evaluacija kvaliteta života dece i adolescenata sa cerebralnom paralizom u Republici Srbiji. Beogradska defektološka škola, prihvaćeno za objavljivanje.

Milićević, M. (2015). Problemi u ponašanju i participacija dece sa cerebralnom paralizom u kućnom okruženju. Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, 33(2), 73–87.

Milićević, M., & Klić, I. (2014). Kvaliteta života djece s teškoćama u razvoju i kroničnim bolestima – Obilježja procjene iz perspektiva djece i njihovih roditelja. U A. Žic-Ralić i Z. Bukvić (Ur.), Zbornik sažetaka i radova 10. kongresa edukacijskih rehabilitatora s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem „Poticajno okruženje za cjeloživotno učenje“ (str. 22–33). Zagreb: Savez edukacijskih rehabilitatora Hrvatske.

Milićević, M., & Potić, S. (2013). Istraživanja moralnog razvoja i moralnog rasuđivanja dece i adolescenata sa intelektualnom ometenošću – istorijski osvrt. Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, 32(1), 95–110.

Milićević M., & Nedović, G. (2013). Društvena prihvaćenost dece sa smetnjama u razvoju u uslovima inkluzivnog obrazovanja i vaspitanja. U N. Glumbić & V. Vučinić (Ur.), Zbornik rezimea Sedmog međunarodnog naučnog skupa „Specijalna edukacija i rehabilitacija danas“ (str. 113–114). Beograd: Fakultet za specijalnu edukaciju i rehabilitaciju Univerziteta u Beogradu.

Milićević, M., Potić, S., Nedović, G., & Medenica, V. (2012). Predictors of social participation of children with cerebral palsy in school environment. Croatian Journal Of Education-Hrvatski casopis za odgoj i obrazovanje, 14(1), 49–72.

Milićević, M., Potić, S., & Trgovčević, S. (2011). Socijalna participacija dece sa cerebralnom paralizom u porodičnom i vršnjačkom okruženju. U S. Potić i sar. (Ur.), Zbornik radova Prvog međunarodnog skupa studenata specijalne edukacije i rehabilitacije “Specijalna edukacija i rehabilitacija” (str. 44–52). Beograd: Fakultet za specijalnu edukaciju i rehabilitaciju Univerziteta u Beogradu.

mileninaadresa@gmail.com
Sonja Protić PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Sonja Protić obtained her Bachelor and Master degree within the Clinical Psychology module at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. Throughout her university studies, she has been a holder of the scholarship of the Ministry of Education and Science. She defended her Master thesis titled „Vezanost, empatija i emocionalna inteligencija maloletnih prestupnika“ (Attachment, Empathy and Emotional Intelligence of Juvenile Offenders; mentor: Ass. Prof. dr. Aleksandar Dimitrijević) in 2012. Later that year, she enrolled in PhD studies at the same Faculty. She obtained her PhD degree on 26.12.2016.

Sonja has published several scientific papers in the field of delinquency and clinical psychology, in both Serbian and international journals. Her research has been presented at conferences and congresses in Serbia and abroad, and she has received an award for the research “Attachment and affect regulation in patients with Somatoform and Psychosomatic Disorders” (with Maša Božović and Aleksandar Dimitrijević) at the Congress of International Psychoanalytic Association in Prague (2013). She is a member of the team on the international project “Trauma, Trust, and Memory- Social Trauma in Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Cultural Memories” financed by The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

When it comes to practical work, she has had training for counseling work with oncology patients and their families, as well as people in suicidal crises, and she has been employed as a Psychologist-Counselor on the „National SOS line for providing psychological support to oncological patients and their families“ project, carried out by the Serbian Ministry of Health and the Serbian Association for Psycho-oncology. Having finished the introductory course in constructivist psychotherapy, she enrolled in an advanced course and is currently working as a psychotherapist under supervision. In the field of educational psychology, she gained experience as a Psychologist in “Miloš Crnjanski” primary school in Belgrade (school year 2012/13), and as an Associate and Mentor at “The Regional Center for Gifted Children Beograd II”.

Selected Bibliography

Milojević, S., & Banjac, S. (2014). Specifičnosti emocionalnog života maloletnih prestupnica [Characteristics of female juvenile offenders' emotional life]. Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja 1-2, 29-43.

Milojevic, S., & Dimitrijevic, A. (2014). Empathic capacity of delinquent convicted minors. Psihologija, 47(1), 65-79.

Milojević, S., & Dimitrijević, A. (2012). Socioemocionalni model nastanka maloletničke delinkvencije i njegove praktične implikacije [Socio-emotional model of Juvenile Delinquency and its practical implications]. Engrami, 34(1), 71-81.

Dimitrijević, A., Hanak, N., & Milojević, S. (2011). Psihološke karakteristike budućih pomagača: empatičnost i vezanost studenata psihologije [Psychological characteristics of future helping professionals: Empathy and attachment of psychology students]. Psihologija, 41(2): 97-115.

milojevic.sonja@gmail.com
Marina Matić Bošković PhD

Research Fellow

Biography

Marina Matić Bošković was born in 1977. She graduated at Faculty of Law in Belgrade in 2001. She finalized in 2002 professional specialist studies on EU law organized jointly by Law Faculty in Novi Sad and German DAAD. LLM studies she finalized at Law Faculty in Novi Sad and her master thesis was „Harmonization and unification of EU contract law“. She got PhD in 2016 at Faculty of Law in Belgrade and topic of PhD was „European criminal law mechanisms and influence on national legislation“.

From 2004 to 2011 and from 2018 to present she is working at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research as a Research Associate and Research Fellow. From 2011 to 2018 she was working at Institute of Comparative Law.

Alongside research and scientific work, she was working as consultant on numerous rule of law project. She was member of the working group for drafting National Judicial Reform Strategy for period 2013-2018, as well as coordinator for drafting accompanying Action plan in the area of judicial independence. As OSCE consultant she was engaged on drafting of Strategy of Investigation of Financial Crimes for period 2015-2016. She was also engaged as a lecturer on Judicial Academy and ReSPA. She is engaged by the World Bank as judicial reform consultant for Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries.

From 2010 she is Vice-president of Program Council of Association of Public Prosecutors and Deputy Public Prosecutors of Serbia and she is member of Editorial Board of Prosecutors word.

Areas of interest are EU law, Criminal Law, International Criminal Law and Judicial Organizational Law.

She is fluent in English and has basic knowledge of Russian.

Selected Bibliography

Matić Bošković M., (2018): Seizure of assets – comparative legal solutions and Serbian Experience, Financial criminality (ed. Kostić J., Stevanović A.), p. 175-189. (ISBN 987-86-80186-39-9)

Matić Bošković M., Nenadić S. (2018): European Standards in the justice area, Foreign Legal Life, No. 1, p. 39-56. (ISBN 978-86-80186-30-6)

Matić Bošković M., (2017): Prosecutorial Council and Guarantee of Prosecutorial Autonomy in Western Balkans States, Annals of the Faculty of Law in Belgrade, vol. 65, No. 1, p. 169-186.

Matić Bošković M., Nenadić S. (2017): Integritet sudija i tužilaca, Legal Life, No. 10, II, p. 5-18. (ISSN 0350-0500)

Matić Bošković M., (2017):Vetting of judiciary in transitional countries – successful tool or entry point for political influence, Foregin Law Life, no. 4/2017, p. 137-155. (ISSN 0039-2138)

Matić Bošković M., et al. (2016), Improving Commercial Cases Managment in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina – Feasibility Study, Washington DC, the World Bank Group

maticmarina77@yahoo.com
MA Ivana Stepanović

Research Associate

Biography

Ivana Stepanović is a PhD student at the department of Anthropology and Ethnology of Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade and a researcher at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research Belgrade since 2014.

She is primarily interested in the issue of privacy, which is the topic of her PhD thesis as well as the focus of her research work at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research Belgrade. Her interest for this topic started while she was writing her master thesis „The Watchers and the Watched: Contribution to the Discussion on Conciliation between Privacy and Control“, which was awarded as one of the five best theses in her generation.

She completed her MA studies in human rights at the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna in 2011.

From 2011 to 2014, she worked for several NGOs in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and continued to be focused on the issue of privacy, but also participated in projects related to mechanisms of protection of human rights.

During this period she published academic papers for both Serbian and international journals. In 2004, she graduated at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade and obtained a BA in Philosophy.

Selected Bibliography

Stepanović, I. (2011) „The Watchers and the Watched: Contribution to the Discussion on Conciliation between Pivacy and Control“. Master Theses Selected for Publishing, Academic Year 2010-2011. Sarajevo and Bologna: The Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies, Instituto per l'Europa Centro Orientale e Balcanica, 151-219

Stepanović, I. (2011) “Privacy redefined: Towards the Concept of Democratic Control”. Glasnik za društvene nauke, god. 3 br. 3, 109-132

Stepanović, I. (2012) Can Justice be Distributed? Insoluble Debate between Libertarianism and Egalitarianism over Property Rights. Evrodijalog, Issue 17, 261-279

Stepanović, I. (2014) “Modern Technology and Challenges to Protection of the Right to Privacy”. Annals FLB – Belgrade Law Review, Year LXII, No. 3, 167-178

Stepanović, I. (2014) Privatnost i nasilje u porodici. Zbornik za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja. God. 33, Br. 1, 109-125

ivana.stepanovic@gmail.com
MA Nikola Vujičić

Research Associate

Biography

Nikola Vujicic was born in 1989 in Belgrade, Serbia. He graduated and completed master studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, as one of the best students in his generation. At the same Faculty, in the 2015/2016 school year, he enrolled PhD studies, the module Criminal Science (mentor: Dr. Djordje Ignjatovic, Full-time Professor).

After graduation, he completed a one-year internship in a foreign bank in Belgrade and two years of attorney trainee period at the Zivkovic Samardzic Law Office in Belgrade, after which he passed the Bar Exam and Attorney Exam, and special training for the representation of minors in Criminal Proceedings.

Nikola was a Volunteer at the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research in Belgrade since November 2015 and since August 2016 he has been employed, as a Research Assistant. Also, in the 2016/2017 school year, he is included, as a Teaching Assistant, in helping teachers in the teaching process at the Department of Criminal Law at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law - Course: Criminology.

For his student, scientific and professional work, he has received numerous awards, both in the country and abroad. He has published several scientific papers and translated the book Limits to Pain (Nils Christie) published by the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, in the edition Crimen, and participated in a number of conferences in the country and abroad, of which some were by invitation. In addition to the project of the Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research: ''Crime in Serbia: phenomenology, risks and opportunities of social intervention'', Nikola is engaged as a coordinator and researcher on the Institute project: ''Expert analysis on use of conditional release by the courts'', funded by the OSCE Serbia.

Nikola is a member of the Section of Criminology of the Serbian Society for Criminal Law Theory and Practice.

He is fluent in English and speaks Russian too.

Selected Bibliography

Vujičić, N. (2012) Uticaj kulturnih faktora na kriminalitet, U: Kaznena reakcija u Srbiji - II deo, Ignjatović, Đ. (ur.), Beograd: Pravni fakultet UN u Beogradu, edicija: Crimen, str. 325-332, ISBN 978-86-7630-397-7., UDK 343.9

Vujičić, N. (2013) Bankari ukrali državu (Gregg Barak, Theft of Nation - Wall Street looting and federal Regulatory Colluding, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., Lanham - Maryland 2012), Zbornik Matice srpske za društvene nauke, br. 145, str. 725-728, ISSN 0352-5732, UDK 343.53(73)(049.32)

Vujičić, N. (2015) Viktimogene predispozicije i faktori viktimizacije žrtava seksualnog nasilja, Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, Godina XXXIV/2015, br. 2, Beograd, 2015. godina, str. 199-231, ISSN 0350-2694, UDK 343.988:343.541/.543

Vujičić, N. (2015) Granice Patnje, Nils Kristi (orig. Limits to Pain), prevod knjige, Pravni fakultet UN u Beogradu, edicija: Crimen, str. 1-117, ISBN 978-86-7630-605-3, UDK 343.8:17.

Vujičić, N. (2016) Krivičnopravni i kriminološki aspekti seksualnog nasilja u Republici Srbiji, Zbornik Instituta za kriminološka i sociološka istraživanja, Godina XXXV/2016, br. 1, Beograd, 2016. godina, str. 119-136, ISSN 0350-2694, UDK 343

nikola.vujicic.law@gmail.com
MA Tijana Karić

Research Associate

Biography

Tijana Karić was born on February 26th, 1989 in Kraljevo. She finished elementary school in Trstenik, and after finishing the grammar school in Sremski Karlovci, she started Psychology studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, Novi Sad. After finishing her master’s studies in 2013 by defending the MA thesis „Family factors as predictors of criminal recidivism: the attachment theory perspective“, she started her PhD studies at the same faculty under mentorship of Prof. Dr. Vladimir Mihić.

During and after the studies, she attended numerous courses and trainings, amongst which the education in systemic family therapy, trainings in relationship counselling, as well as trainings for working with children and youth with behavioural problems, organized by the UNICEF within the projects „Improving the rights of the child through enhancing the judicial and social protection systems in Serbia“, and „Values, roles and attitudes: transgenerational perspective“, supported by the Provincial secretariat for science and technological development of the AP of Vojvodina.

In 2013 she was on a research stay at the Institute for forensic sciences and security of the Autonomous University of Madrid, and in 2016 at the Institute for mind, brain and behaviour of the University of Granada. Between March 2017 and June 2018 she was on a research stay in Banja Luka, where she was doing fieldwork research on reconciliation between ethnic groups.

From 2013 to 2015 she was engaged as a teaching associate at the Department of Psychology of the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, within the Social and Political Psychology courses. Her primarily research focus is on investigating intergroup relations in post-conflict societies and factors of reconciliation and prevention of it in those societies, primarily on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Selected Bibliography

Karić, T., Mihić, V., Ruiz Jiménez, J. A. (2017). Stereotypes in young Serbs about Croats and Bosniaks provoked by the collective memory stimuli. Primenjena psihologija, 10(4), 437-462.

Brkić, N., Mihić, I., Karić, T., Jerković, I. (2013). The ways of showing love, intimacy and relationship satisfaction in homosexual relationships: the importance of attachment. Primenjena psihologija, 6(4), 407-422.

Isaković, O., Mihić, I., Karić, T. (2014). The experiences of punishment by the parents during childhood: a retrospective study. Temida, 17(1), 131-150.

Karić, T. Isaković, O., Mihić, v., Mihić, I. (2014). The assessment of disciplining experience in childhood – an illustration of the Serbian translation of the Dimensions of Discipline Inventory. In: Jerković, I., Mihić, I. (Eds.), Values, attitudes and roles – Transgenerational perspective 2 (p. 45-60).Novi Sad: Faculty of Philosophy.

Karić, T. Mihić, I., Jerković, I., Šćepović, M. (2013). Family of origin experience and attachment of the convicted offenders. In: Jerković, I., Kamenov, Ž. (Eds.), Values, attitudes and roles – Transgenerational perspective (p. 35-47). Novi Sad: Faculty of Philosophy.

Karić, T., Marković, Lj., Stojilović, I., Mihić, V. (2015). Day-care centre for youth with behavioral problems: an example of good practices. In: Kuburić, Z., Zotović, M., Škorić, M., Kišjuhas, A. (Eds.), Research in the area of social work, social protection and social policy (p. 179-196). Novi Sad: University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Philosophy.

Karić, T., Mihić, I., Jerković, I., Šćepović, M. (2014). Family relations and attachment as factors of criminal recidivism. In: Jerković, I., Mihić, I. (Eds.), Values, attitudes and roles – Transgenerational perspective 2 (p. 79-94). Novi Sad: Faculty of Philosophy.

Karić, T., Mihić, V., Korda, M. (2014). Teacher attitudes towards inclusive education. Primenjena psihologija, 7(4), 531-548.

Karić, T., Rašković-Živković, B., Mihić, V. (2014). Social distance towards sexual workers in Serbia and relations to authoritarianism, social dominance orientation and self-respect. Temida, 17(2), 135-151.

tijanakaric.psi@gmail.com
MA Andrej Kubiček

Research Assistant

Biography

Andrej Kubiček was born on May 14th, 1987 in Belgrade, where he finished elementary school, gymnasium and studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Sociology. He earned bachelor's degree in 2011 and master's degree in 2013, after which he enrolled in PhD studies at the same faculty. The topic of his BA thesis was violent interethnic conflicts in Jabuka near Pančevo, while the MA thesis included practical application of discourse analysis concerning narratives about European Union. The main topic of his PhD dissertation under the mentorship of Dr. Jovo Bakic is racism towards Roma people.

Andrej began to gain the first research experience in numerous field studies as a student of bachelor studies, which he continued to this date. Andrej's special themes of interest are social conflicts, marginalized groups, racism and discourse analysis. So far, he has published nine papers concerning these and related fields and participated at several scientific conferences and scientific meetings in Serbia and abroad.

In the period from 2015 to 2017, Andrej was engaged at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Belgrade, as a teaching assistant on the subject Language and Society: an introduction to sociolinguistics and from 2018 at the Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research as a research assistant.

During the master studies Andrej was awarded the scholarship of the Youth Talent Fund "Dositeja" for his achieved success and high marks.

He speaks English, and can use Russian and Czech.

Selected Bibliography

Kubiček, Andrej (2014): »Discourses about Roma people in the daily press« in: Uloga medija u normalizaciji odnosa na Zapadnom Balkanu, ed. Dubravka Nedeljković Valić, Srđan Sremac, Nikola Knežević i Dinko Gruhonjić, Filozofski fakultet u Novom Sadu, Novi Sad.

Kubiček, Andrej (2017): »Discourse as a field of asymmetric conflicts« in: Impact of changes in Operational Environment on Preparation and Execution (Design) of Operations, ed. Janjić, Goran, Media Center "Odbrana", Beograd.

Kubiček, Andrej (2017): »Migration of "Pariah People":The Case Study of Roma in the Balkans«, ed: Towards Understanding of Contemporary Migration, Bobić, Mirjana i Janković, Stefan, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade.

Kubiček, Andrej (2018): »Roma nation: escaping pariah people's stigma?« , in: Politics of Enmity, ed. Pudar Draško, Gazela; Pavić, Aleksandar i Meka, Eltion, IFDT, Belgrade.

Kubiček, Andrej (2018): »Civilized society or society of civilians?« in: Asymmetry and Strategy: thematic collection of papers, ed. Stanislav Stojanović, Strategic Research Institute & National Defence School: Media Center "Odbrana", Beograd.

andrejkubichek@gmail.com
MA Ana Paraušić

Research Assistant

Biography

Ana Paraušić was born in 1991 in Belgrade where she finished elementary school and the Third Belgrade Gymnasium. She graduated from the Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade in 2014. At the same faculty, she holds MA in Security Management, where she graduated with honors. Since 2016, she is a PhD student at the Faculty of Security, where she currently attends the third year and writes a doctoral dissertation.

During the 2013 she volunteered on the project "Security as part of everyday life" at the Faculty of Security Studies. In the six months of 2015, she was an intern at the United Nations Development Program. In the period from 2015 until 2017 she was engaged as a student assistant at the Faculty of Security Studies on the subjects Methodology of Scientific Research and Social Pathology. From 2017 until the end of 2018 she worked as a research assistant on the project “Security and protection of the educational system organization and functioning in the Republic of Serbia (basic rules, principles, protocols, procedures, and resources)” financed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.

She published numerous articles in national journals and collection of papers, and participated at international and national scientific conferences. Her special academic interests are related to urban security, databases in social sciences, as well as methodology of scientific research of security issues.

During her studies Ana was awarded the scholarship of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. She is also alumni of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.

Selected Bibliography

Paraušič, A. & Stojanović, F. (2017). Geopolitical elements in strategic documents in the field od security and defense of the Republic of Serbia. Vojno delo, 7/2017, pp. 87-99.

Paraušič, A. & Stekić, N. (2017). Nature of Political Regime as a Civil War Outbreak Risk Factor. Political Review, 50(1), pp. 223-242.

Paraušič, A. (2017). Prevalence of Peer Bullying Related to Migrant Status: the Case of Nordic Countries. Faculty of Security Studies Annual 2017, pp. 211-235.

Đurić, S., Popović Ćitić, B. & Paraušić, A. (2018). Video Surveillance Application in Enhancing School Security, General Principles and Experiences. In: M. Lipovac, S. Stanarević & Ž. Kešetović (Eds.) Security in Educational Institutions and Video Surveillance, pp. 44-60. Belgrade: Faculty of Security Studies

Dimitrijević, I.R. i Paraušić, A. (2017). Catalogue of Security Related Databases. Belgrade: Faculty of Security Studies, Centre for Applied Security

parausicana@gmail.com
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