Senior Research Associates

Mirjana Adamović

Graduated in Sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. In 2010, she received her Ph.D. at the same university with the thesis on sociology of culture. She is a Senior research associate at the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb. Her main fields of interest include sociology of culture, feminist theory, gender studies and sociology of power.
mirjana@idi.hr

Marija Brajdić Vuković

Graduated sociology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, and defended her thesis ‘Actors of professional socialization of young researchers in natural and social sciences’ in 2012 at the same institution. After doctoral and postdoctoral positions held at The Institute for Social Research – Group for research in sociology of science, she has been affiliated for 6 years at the Center for Croatian studies, University of Zagreb where she was assistant professor of sociology. There she thaught subjects related to research methodology and sociology of science and technology, and was also head of The Department for Sociology. Since october 2019 she is affiliated at the Centre for Research in Social Inequalities and Sustainability / CRiSIS, on the positon of senior research associate. Marija is research methodologist and science and technology researcher, in her scholarship deals with the subjects related to the role of science and technology in the current and future social sustainability.
marija@idi.hr

Boris Jokić

Graduated in Psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. He holds a Ph.D. from Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Senior research associate in Centre for educational research and development at Institute for social research in Zagreb, currently working on a project of Evaluation of syllabi and development of curriculum model for compulsory education. His fields of interest are research methodology, psychology of education, religious and science education.
boris@idi.hr

Ivana Jugović

Ivana Jugović received her Ph.D. in psychology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb (Dissertation: “The importance of gender roles and stereotypes in the explanation of academic achievement and vocational choices”). She also graduated in psychology at the same institution with the topic “Satisfaction with gender roles” and completed one-year course at the Centre for Women’s Studies in Zagreb. She is a senior research associate at the Institute for Social Research, Centre for Educational Research and Development. Her fields of interest are psychology of education and psychology of gender. More specifically, her research interests include gender roles and stereotypes, gender discrimination, gender perspective in education, motivation for learning and educational choices.
jugovic@idi.hr

Teo Matković

Graduated in sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, received MSc in sociology in University of Oxford, and Ph. D. in social policy in University of Zagreb with thesis “Transition from education to work in Croatia”. Between 2004 and 2018 employed with social policy unit at the Faculty of Law, university of Zagreb, and between 2013 and 2016 acted as assistant director general for Analytics and IT sector of the Croatian Employment Service. His main fields of academic interest and publications are inequalities, changes and social inclusion policies in labor market and education systems. He has participated in several national and EU-level bodies regarding education and labour market, and has a track record of participation in skills and education related projects ran by World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP, ETF, CEDEFOP, European commission (within the MLP framework), national statistical bureau and line ministries.
teo@idi.hr

Dunja Potočnik

Graduated in Sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. She received a PhD at the same university, with the thesis „Intergenerational mobility in Croatia (1984-2004): Comparison of the socialist and transitional period“. She is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb working on a project „Croatian students in the European context: A coming social elite“. Her field of interest are youth employment, social stratification, sociology of profession, youth and new technologies, and youth and educational / science policy.
dunja@idi.hr

Saša Puzić

Graduated in Sociology at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy University of Zagreb. In 2003 he received his Masters degree from the same department, and in 2009 his PhD, with the thesis “Education and ethnicity: a comparative analysis of European experiences”. Senior research associate at the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb. Since 2007 he has been lecturing in sociology of education at the Teacher Education Faculty in Čakovec. His interests include sociology of education, multiculturalism and intercultural education.
puzic@idi.hr

Zrinka Ristić Dedić

Graduated in Psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. She received her PhD at the same University with the thesis “A Study of Motivational and Metacognitive Processes in Inquiry Learning within Computer-supported Learning Environment”. She is a senior research associate at the Institute for Social Research, Centre for Educational Research and Development.
Her work focuses on self-regulated learning, inquiry learning, educational assessment and evaluation and equity issues in education.
zrinka@idi.hr

Anđelina Svirčić Gotovac

Graduated in Sociology and Philosophy at Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb. Received her M.A. and Ph.D. in the field of urban sociology and sociology of space at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. Senior research associate at Institute for Social Research in Zagreb within the project Social Aspects of Settlement Network in the Context of Transition. Her fields of interest are urban and rural sociology and sociology of space.
svircic@idi.hr, angelinasg@gmail.com

Jelena Zlatar Gamberožić

Graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, with a degree in Sociology and Philosophy where she also received her PhD in Sociology with the thesis „Influence of Social Actors on Urban Transformations and Urban Renewal of Zagreb after 2000“. She is a senior research associate at the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb. Her principal area of interest is urban sociology and sociology of space.
jelena@idi.hr