Note: this is the short version of my CV. Please get in touch if you’re interested in a detailed academic version.


2019: PhD, Sociology, University of Cambridge

2008: PhD, Social Anthropology, University of Belgrade

2007-8: OSI/FCO Chevening fellow, University of Oxford

2006: M.Phil., Social Anthropology, University of Belgrade

2004: B.A. (Hons.), Social Anthropology, University of Belgrade

Research and teaching

2020-present: Assistant professor, Department of Sociology, Durham University

2018-2020: Postdoctoral research associate, University of Cambridge

2013-2015: Research fellow, Department of Education (DPU), University of Aarhus, Denmark  (“Universities in Knowledge Economies” – UNIKE)

2013-2015: Visiting research fellow, Graduate School of Education (GSoE), University of Bristol, UK

2014-5: Visiting fellow, University of Auckland, New Zealand

2010-2013: Lecturer (Visiting professor), Department of Public Policy, Central European University, Budapest; designing and teaching graduate courses “Politics and policies of higher education” and “Higher education and public policy”

2009-2011: Lecturer (docent), Singidunum University, Belgrade; designing and teaching courses “Theories of culture and society”, “Education and conflict”, “Theories of the public sphere” and “Political anthropology”

2006-2008: Head of social anthropology programme, Petnica Science Center, Serbia

Policy and consultancy

2019: Staff survey qualitative data analysis supervisor, University of Cambridge

2012-2015: Higher education policy expert, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, The Hague, Netherlands

2011-12: Consultant, Social dimension of higher education in Europe, Roma Education Fund, Budapest

2010-11: Advisor, Task force for the development of multiethnic higher education, Government of Serbia/OSCE

2010: Researcher, Impact of higher education and human capital on the political and economic development of Kosovo, Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), Vienna, Austria

2009-10: Research coordinator/team leader, Feasibility study for the development of higher education for minorities in the south of Serbia (Centre for Education Policy, Government of Serbia, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, OSCE)

2008-2010: Research associate and member of Governing Board, Centre for Education Policy, Belgrade

2009-10: Deputy coordinator, Gender dimension of higher education curricula (Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade and UNDP)

2008-9: Higher education expert, SPARK Netherlands