Tijana Rečević is a Research Assistant and PhD candidate at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Political Science. After obtaining an MA degree in International Security from the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, Tijana was granted the Chevening Scholarship by the UK Government to study MSc in Conflict Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her Master’s dissertation at the LSE related to the backsliding on transitional justice in Croatia upon its accession to the EU was awarded the MSc Conflict Studies Prize for Best Dissertation for the 2016/7 academic year.
Tijana’s doctoral research, supported by the OSCE Mission to Serbia, investigates the role of public opinion in foreign and security policy, while her broader areas of academic interest are international and Euro-Atlantic security, foreign policy analysis, as well as ethnically divided societies. She has served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Regional Security since 2019. Her latest article, co-authored with Filip Ejdus, has appeared in European Psychologist.