I am a researcher who works on violence, nationalism, victimhood, and the civilian experience of war, with a regional focus on the former Yugoslavia.
I am currently a PhD candidate in Anthropology at Simon Fraser University. I completed my MA in Sociology at York University, and my BA (with Distinction) in International Studies at Simon Fraser University, with a specialization in International Security and Conflict.
I am currently serving my first term as Editorial Assistant for American Ethnologist, and my second term as Editorial Assistant for Anthropologica. I am also a host for New Books in Eastern European Studies.
- I received Honourable Mention for the 2020 Outstanding Published Article Award from the Peace, War, and Social Conflict section of the American Sociological Association.
- My op-ed on the COVID-19 pandemic, the arms trade, and the human costs of war was published in The Ottawa Citizen.
- Yemeni newspaper Al-Khabar Al-Yemeni reported on my op-ed.
- My latest interview is up on the New Books Network. I am talking with political scientist Mila Dragojević about her new book, Amoral Communities: Collective Crimes in Time of War.
- My paper won the Best Doctoral Paper Award (Balkans section) at the Association for the Study of Nationalities’ (ASN) 2019 world convention.