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Room: NW 806

Phone: 0121 204 5168 


Jelena joined Aston University in 2009 as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. Before joining Aston, Jelena held visiting fellowships at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki and the European Union Institute for Security Studies, Paris. Between October and December 2012, Jelena was a visiting fellow at the Center for European Studies, Harvard.

Specialisms: Western Balkans, war crimes, transitional justice, Serbia and Kosovo.

Teaching Activity

  • LP3025 - Conflict and Politics in Contemporary Balkans (no longer running)
  • LP2021 - Security Studies 
  • LP3028 - Conflict and Intervention 



  • LPM022 - Security and Defence in Europe (no longer running)
  • LPM034 - International Security (now running as Critical Approaches to Security Studies)

Teaching Activity

LPM020- Contributions (one to two sessions) to team taught module.

LP3004, LP3005, LP3006, LP3009 - PIR Dissertations module convenor

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham

Award Date: 14 Jul 2009

External positions

Visiting research fellow, Helsingin yliopisto

20 Aug 201520 Sept 2015

Harry and Helen Gray Reconciliation Fellow, University

1 Aug 201415 Sept 2014

External PhD Supervisor, University of Reading


Visiting Research Fellow, Helsingin yliopisto

1 Aug 20121 Sept 2012


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