Researcher and Lecturer
University of Salzburg (Austria)
Dženeta Karabegović (she/her) is a researcher and lecturer at the University of Salzburg. Her academic interests are in international political sociology with a focus on migration, transnationalism, diaspora, education, remembrance, transitional justice, foreign policy, and the Balkans. She consults and guest lectures with local and international organisations focused on diasporas and development, returnees, education, countering extremism, remembrance, democratisation, social entrepreneurship, and civil society. She holds a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick, an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and a BA (Hon) in German and Political Science with a minor in Holocaust Studies from the University of Vermont. Besides article and chapter length publications in peer-reviewed outlets, she has co-edited several books including the first book on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s foreign policy, a volume on diasporas and transitional justice, migration studies in Austria, and the forthcoming Bosnian Studies – Perspectives from an Emerging Field. Besides her academic engagement, she serves on the Board of Directors of Transparency International BiH, ŠTO TE NEMA, and as an Advisory Board Member at the Kulin Initiative. She was born in Banja Luka, BiH and grew up in Berlin, Germany and Burlington, Vermont in the United States.