A former MSCA fellow with experience in several academic systems. She has a pre-Bologna bachelor’s degree in Sociology and English Language and Literature from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Zagreb, Croatia. After her university studies, she continued her education in USA and was awarded a PhD in Sociology from Indiana University, Bloomington.
Her doctoral dissertation research has been funded both by the US National Science Foundation (Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant) and the Croatian National Science Foundation (Fellowship for Doctoral Students).
Between 2009 and 2016, she was employed at the Social Policy Unit at the Department of Social Work, Faculty of Law, university of Zagreb. In 2016, she received Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. This brought her to the Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Families and Sexualities at the University of Louvain, Louvan-la-Neuve, Belgium, where she had conducted her research from 2017 to 2019. She is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Croatian Sociological Review, the official journal of the Croatian Sociological Association.