Dr. sc. Karin Doolan, Associate Professor


B.A. (University of Zagreb), MPhil (University of Cambridge), PhD (University of Cambridge)



Department of Sociology
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV, br. 2
23000 Zadar

Tel.: 023 200 681
Fax.: +385 (0)23 200 603
E-mail: kdoolan@unizd.hr


Academic interests:

  • Social class inequalities
  • Educational inequalities and Bourdieu's theory of practice
  • Higher education policies
  • Qualitative research methods



Professional affiliations:

  • Member of the Network of Experts on the Social Dimension of Education and Training
  • Member of the National committee for advancing the social dimension of higher education
  • Member of the Academic Board of the Institute for Political Ecology
  • Member of the Governing Board of the Institute for the Development of Education
  • Member of the International Visual Sociology Association
  • Member of the Presidency of the Croatian Sociological Association


Current and recent research projects:

(2016-2019) Project leader „Social stratification in Croatia: structural and subjective aspects“ (Croatian Science Foundation)

(2014-2015) Team member on the Croatian Eurostudent project (Ministry of Science, Education and Sports).

(2013-2016) Researcher on the project Social identities, access to higher education and course choice (Croatian Science Foundation).

(2013-2015) Principal researcher on the project EQuality: Linking quality and social inclusion in higher education (European Commission, IPA programme).

(2010-2013) Principal researcher on the project Towards equitable and transparent access to higher education in Croatia (ACCESS) (European Commission).

(2010-2011) Leader of the development project Advancing the Field of Sociology of Education in Croatia (Open Society Institute).

(2010) Researcher on the project Creating an analytic basis for developing and advancing a peace education curriculum into the Croatian compulsory schooling system (National Foundation for the Development of Civil Society).

(2009-2010) Principal researcher on the project Encouraging the inclusion and representation of national minorities in education (European Commission).



For u full list of published articles and reports as well as conference presentations please see: http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=263890#neobjavljeno