Tamara Pavasović Trošt
Tamara Pavasović Trošt is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University (2012) and a M.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University. Her research interests include nationalism, ethnic identity, and youth values, with a geographical focus on the Western Balkans, and qualitative and mixed methods. Previously, she was a visiting professor at the University of Graz, and spent the 2015-16 year as a Fung Fellow at Princeton University. She is the co-editor of Changing Youth Values in Southeast Europe: Beyond Ethnicity (Routledge, 2018) and Europeanization and Memory Politics (Palgrave, 2021) and has published in journals such as Nations and Nationalism, Memory Studies, Journal of Genocide Research, and War & Society. She is an Associate Editor at the journals Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism and Journal of Communist and Post-Communist Studies and sits on the research ethics committees at SEB and the University of Ljubljana, as well as the Ethics Committee at the Memory Studies Association. At the University of Ljubljana, she teaches classes related to qualitative and mixed methodology, indicators of social progress, and the sociological aspects of business. She has won numerous rewards for her teaching, including Harvard’s Derek Bok award for excellence in teaching of undergraduates, and more recently received the London School of Economics Dominique Jacquin-Berdal award for the best original research article on ethnicity or nationalism among young scholars.