Jana Baćević was born in 1981 in Belgrade, Serbia. She studied at University of Belgrade and University of Oxford, and since 2010 as visiting research fellow at the Central European University in Budapest. She is Associate professor at the Faculty of Media and Communications, Singidunum University Belgrade; Research Associate at the Center for Comparative Conflict Studies at FMK and at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade. Jana Baćević participated as a researcher and policy advisor in a number of regional and international projects related to analyses of conflicts and post-conflict development in the Western Balkans. She specializes in the role of education in post-conflict societies and the relationship between education, identities and nation-building.