Jelena Ćeriman is a researcher at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory of the University of Belgrade. She is also a member of the Group for Social Engagement Studies, main research unit of the Institute. She holds an MA from the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Belgrade and currently finishes her PhD at the same faculty at the Department of Sociology.
Jelena has strong methodological competences, particularly in qualitative research in the broad field of youth studies, education and social services. Most of her research has been conducted in the countries of South-Eastern Europe, and has involved cross-cultural/comparative studies. On those topics she held more than 20 presentations on international conferences and public events abroad. Jelena also has 10 years of professional experience in all areas of project cycle management.