Katarina Zakić works at the Institute of International Politics and Economics since September 2018 as a Research Fellow, and she is the Head of the Center “One Belt, One Road” starting from August 2021. Katarina is Editor-in-Chief of IIPE`s journal The Review of International Affairs, where she previously was Deputy Editor-in-Chief (2019–2020). Katarina previously obtained the title of Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business Studies in October 2017, where she was teaching several subjects: Management, Organisational Behaviour, Strategic Management and Intercultural Management, on all levels of studies. She was the director of Chinese Centre (2013–2018) and the Vice Rector for International Cooperation (2017–2018).
Dr Zakić got Chinese scholarship Visiting China (2014), granted by Hanban, which she completed at the prestigious Nankai University in Tianjin. She also won a scholarship from the Chinese Ministry of Culture – Visiting Program for Young Sinologist 2016 – which was conducted in Xi′an. The major fields of her research are management and intercultural management, as well as business practice and economics in the People’s Republic of China. Katarina is regular commentator for various Serbian and Chinese media. She has published numerous articles in domestic and international journals and editions.