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Jelena Subotic

Biography

Jelena Subotic is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Georgia State University. She received a PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of Hijacked Justice: Dealing with the Past in the Balkans (Cornell University Press, 2009), which examined ways in which political elites in the Western Balkans used institutions of post-conflict justice for local political purposes in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars. The book has been translated and published in Serbia in 2010. Jelena’s research on human rights, post-conflict reconciliation, identity politics, Europeanization and the Balkans has been published in numerous academic and public policy journals. She is a frequent commentator on war crimes and the politics of the Balkans for CNN, BBC, and other international outlets.