I am a Post-Doctoral CAROLINE Marie-Sklodowska Curie Fellow in the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin (UCD). My academic background is in political science and my academic interests are in the fields of public policy & administration, regulation, and integrity policies.
My research is concerned with the behaviour of integrity regulators. These are the institutions that control the work of public authorities, for instance anticorruption agencies/ethics commissions, audit offices, information & data commissioners, and many others. My research analyses why they behave the way they do, and how they interact with public authorities, particularly when it comes to confrontational decisions. One of the key questions in this analysis is how the conduct of integrity regulators is shaped by organisational, situational and leadership related factors.
Prior to joining UCD, I studied at the London School of Economics (LSE), where I obtained a PhD in Political Science and an MSc in Public Policy & Administration (both in the Department of Government). My BA is in Political Science (obtained at the University of Belgrade).