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Gorana Misic

Croatia
PhD in Political Science
Central European University, Budapest and Vienna

Education Manager of OLIve Program

Dr. Gorana Misic received her PhD in Public Policy from the Central European University (CEU) in 2018. At Bard College Berlin she is Education Manager of OLIve Program, where she oversees the implementation of the curriculum, and works with OLIve faculty and students.

Before arriving at BCB in 2020, Gorana worked at the CEU Center for Teaching and Learning. She taught PhD courses related to foundations in teaching in higher education, creating a teaching portfolio, facilitating discussions, and teaching with case studies and simulations. She also worked on academic development, served as a teaching mentor, and has experience working with faculty on innovative teaching projects related to experiential learning and online teaching. Her research in the field of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning focuses on academic development of early career teachers, online mentoring, online ‘emergency’ pedagogy as a response to Covid-19, experiential learning, and including students as partners in higher education teaching and learning.

Previously, Gorana worked in Transparency International Croatia on projects related to financing of political parties and electoral campaigns, conflict of interests and freedom of information. Following this background, her PolSci research interest focuses on political financing and money in politics, regulations and compliance, and anti-corruption policies. Gorana’s PhD dissertation explored the impact of political financing regulations on party corruption in Croatia and Serbia. In her discipline, Gorana taught courses related to policy process and analysis, accountability of political parties, corruption control, public management, and comparative public budgeting.

Courses offered in AY 2020/2021:
MA Application Seminar (Fall 2020)
Critical Inquiry and Contemporary Social Problems (Spring 2021)

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Dr. Gorana Misic
Education Manager, Open Learning Initiative (OLIve)
Email: g.misic[at]berlin.bard.edu