Prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes

 

Full Professor

 

Department of Sociology

University of Zadar

Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br. 2

23000 Zadar, Croatia

 

E-mail: jcacic@unizd.hr

Tel.: +385 (0)23 200 681

Fax: +385 (0)23 200 603

Room: 205

 

Office hours: Thursday, 15.00-16.00 (by appointment, please email)

 

Qualifications

•  PhD in Sociology (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb)

•  MA in Sociology (doctorat de 3ème cycle - D.E.A.) (Faculté des Sciences Sociales, Université des Sciences Humaines de Strasbourg)

•  BA (Hons) in Pedagogy and Sociology (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb)

 

Research interests

•  sociological theory

•  sociology of education

•  sociology of culture

•  sociology of ethnic relations

•  sociology of minority groups

•  interculturalism

 

Employment and professional experience

•  University of Zadar, Department of Sociology (2008- )

•  Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, Zagreb (1988-2008) (since October 2008 - external associate)

•  Secondary School, Petrinja (1978-1988)

•  Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal Revija za sociologiju (2009- )

•  Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal Migracijske i etničke teme (2005-2008); member of the Editorial Board (2009- )

•  Member of the Editorial Board of the academic journal Razprave in gradivo / Treatises and Documents (Institute for Ethnic Studies, Ljubljana) (2008- )

 

Recent research projects

•  "The Challenges of Europeanisation: Mediating between National and European Identities in South Eastern Europe (SEUM)" (Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office – ASO, 2010-2011) - leader of the Croatian section of the project

•  "Intercultural Approach to Ethnic Diversity and Identity: Croatia – Europe" (Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, 2007- ) – leader of the project

•  "Gelebte Nachbarschaft (Nordwest-Kroatien)" (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Europapolitik, Wien and Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, 2005-2006) - leader of the Croatian section of the project

•  "Croatian Ethnic Development and Plurality: A Comparative View" (Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, 2002-2006) - researcher

•  "Croatian Ethnic Development in a Comparative Perspective" (Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, 1996-2002) - researcher

 

Teaching

Undergraduate Study

•  Sociology of Ethnic Relations and Minorities (since 2011/2012)

•  Sociology of Interculturality (since 2009/2010)

Former courses: Introduction to Academic Communication, Sociology of Minority Groups, Intercultural Education, Preparation of BA Thesis (2008/2009); Contemporary Sociological Theories: Macro Approaches (2009/2010)

Graduate Study

•  Sociology of Cultural Diversity (since 2012/2013)

•  Teaching Methods in Sociology (since 2009/2010)

•  Teaching Methods in Psychology (since 2009/2010)

 

Inter-university Postgraduate Doctoral Study of Sociology

•  Intercultural Education and Ethnic Diversity (since 2006/2007)

 

International Summer School Seggau (University of Graz)

•  Ethnic and National Minorities in Intercultural Europe (Seminar Module 4 – Society & Culture, 2010)

 

Other activities

•  Member of the Presidency of the Croatian Sociological Association (2009-2011)

•  Member of the Council of the inter-university Postgraduate Doctoral Study of Sociology (2006- )

•  Member of the Governing Council of the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies in Zagreb (2001-2008)

•  Secretary of the Croatian Sociological Association (1994-1996)

 

Bibliography (since 1996): http://bib.irb.hr