Assistants and Expert Associates

Marko Kovačić

Earned a master’s degree in political science from Central European University in Budapest. Hence, he holds a MA in public policy as well as a BA in political science both from University of Zagreb. Currently Marko is a PhD student in public policy at the University of Ljubljana. His research interests cover youth policy; nonformal youth political participation, youth civic competence and youth work.
marko@idi.hr

Stjepan Mateljan

Graduated Information sciences and pedagogy at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Afterwards he worked in National and University Library in Zagreb. Now he is a student od Postgraduate Doctoral Degree Course in Information Sciences at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. His main research interests are (social) network dynamics, citation networks and scientometrics.
smateljan@idi.hr

Mirta Mornar

Graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb with an MA in Psychology. She works as a research assistant at the Institute of Social Research in Zagreb and is involved in projects within the Institute’s Centre for Educational Research and Development. Her field of interest is psychology of education, particularly social and emotional aspects of schooling.
mirta@idi.hr

Josip Šabić

He graduated (2008) and received a PhD in Psychology (2018) at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. From 2008 to 2016, he worked in the National Centre for External Evaluation of Education on the development and construction of examinations. Since 2016, he has been employed at the Centre for Educational Research and Development of the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb. His fields of interest are psychology of education and psychometrics.
josip@idi.hr

Josip Šipić

Graduated Philosophy and English Language and Literature from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Earned his MA in Gender Studies at the Central European University, Budapest. He is a PhD student in Comparative Politics at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science. His main research interests are media studies, gender and the media, gender and citizenship, and political agency of women on the right.
josipic@idi.hr