Head of Violence Research Lab Rijeka
Born in 1976 in Rijeka, Croatia. Graduated sociology at the Faculty of Humanity and Social Sciences (University of Zagreb, Croatia) in 2005. Defended PhD thesis at the Faculty of Humanity and social sciences (University of Zagreb, Croatia) in 2013. Works at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Law Rijeka since 2007, currently as an assistant professor of sociology.
As a recipient of the American Council grant “Junior Faculty Development Program", he has attended an international specialization at the Department of Sociology of the University of Missouri (2011). As a researcher, he was a member of research team on the scientific project of the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports “Integration and Collective Identities in Multiethnic Areas of Croatia" (2007-2014). He was a member of international consultant groups on the Erasmus + project Modernization, Education and Human Rights (2016-2017). He is currently involved in the project “Providentia Studiorum Iuris – Improving the quality of study at law schools in Croatia", financed by European Social Fund (2018-), member of research team of University of Rijeka project “Social Values and Social Action of Students" (2018- ), and researcher at scientific project “Lawyers and Legal Professions in Croatia” (2018-).
The main field of scientific interest are sociology of deviance, sociology of law, sociology of ethnic relations and sociology of education.