Tamara Pavasović Trošt
YOUNG SERBIAN DOCTOR OF SOCIOLOGY FROM HARVARD - THE ONLY ONE IN THAT FIELD THAT RECEIVED AN AWARD FOR PEDAGOGICAL EXCELLENCE
Tamara Pavasović Trošt is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University (2012) and a M.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University.
Her research interests include nationalism, class and ethnic identity, youth values, and genetics and identity, with a geographical focus on the Western Balkans, and qualitative and mixed methods. Previously, she was a Visiting Professor at the University of Graz, and a Fung Fellow at Princeton University. She is the co-editor of Changing Youth Values in Southeast Europe: Beyond Ethnicity (Routledge 2019, with Danilo Mandić) and Europeanisation and Memory Politics in the Western Balkans (Palgrave 2020, with Ana Milošević).
She won the London School of Economics Jacquin-Berdal award for the best article in the area of nationalism in 2017 (“Ruptures and Continuities in Ethno-National Discourse: Reconstructing the Nation through History Textbooks in Serbia and Croatia”, Nations and Nationalism), and has received numerous distinctions for teaching excellence. She serves as a member of SEB’s and of the University of Ljubljana’s committee for ethics in research.