Balkan Criminology

Partners

A Max Planck Partner Group

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anna-Maria Getoš Kalac

Research interests

Balkan Criminology, Violence, Organized Crime and Illegal Markets, Feelings and Perceptions of (In)Security and Crime, International Sentencing, THB

Scholarships

  • Fulbright Visiting Research Award for 2014-2015
  • Fast Track Scholarship of the Robert Bosch Foundation in 2013 until 2015
  • Max Planck Society PostDoc Scholarships in 2012 and 2013
  • Max Planck Society Scholarships for Doctoral Candidates in 2004, 2007 and 2010
  • The European Society of Criminology (ESC) Fellowship in 2009
  • DAAD-Scholarship from October 2002 until May 2004 and from October 2004 until March 2005
  • Doctoral Scholarship of the Croatian Ministry for Science, Education and Sports for the academic year 2004/2005

Awards

  • 1st Place at the Moot Court Competition of the International Institute for Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences in 2007
  • Annual Award for Best Young Scientists of the Society of University Professors of the University of Zagreb in 2006

Memberships

  • European Society of Criminology (member and Executive Bord member since 2014)
  • Croatian Academy for Legal Sciences (regular full member and Executive Editor of the Yearbook of the Croatian Academy for Legal Sciences)
  • Croatian Society for Criminal Law Sciences and Practice (member)
  • Society of University Professors of the University Zagreb (member)
  • Croatian Society of Criminalists (member)

Publications (selection)

Past project(s)

  • Fear of Crime and Punitivity (Head of Croatian Component)
  • Development of Monitoring Instruments for Judicial and Law Enforcement Institutions in the Western Balkans (funded by CARDS Regional Action Programme - Croatian National Focal Point for UNODC)
  • HUMSEC - Human Security, Terrorism and Organised Crime in the Western Balkans (funded through the Sixth Framework Programme Coordination Action - Researcher for the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law)
  • European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics (Researcher for Croatia for 3rd and 4th Edition)
  • The Punishment of serious Crimes (funded by the ICTY - Researcher for the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law)
  • Preventing Corruption and Collective Crime through Criminal Law (funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia - Researcher)
  • The Reform of Croatian Economic Criminal Law (funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia - Researcher)

Curriculum Vitae

01/2013 - present Head of the Max Planck Partner Group for ‘Balkan Criminology’ jointly established between the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law and the Faculty of Law – University of Zagreb, Croatia
12/2011 - present Assistant Professor at the Chair for Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law – University of Zagreb, Croatia
01/2011 - 12/2011 Senior Lecturer at the Chair for Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law – University of Zagreb, Croatia
12/2010 Iuris Doctorem (dr.iur.) - graduated at the Albert Ludwig University - Faculty of Law in Freiburg, Germany with summa cum laude while conducting doctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
01/2009 - 05/2009 Scientific Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Department of Criminology, HUMSEC Project, Freiburg, Germany
02/2006 - 01/2011 Lecturer at the Chair for Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law – University of Zagreb, Croatia
06/2005 - 02/2006 Head of PIU at the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia, Project Implementation Unit (PIU) and Member of Working-Group for Croatian EU Accession Negotiations for Chapter 25: Science and Technology
04/2005 - 12/2010 PhD Candidate at the Albert Ludwig University - Faculty of Law in Freiburg, conducting doctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (political violence in the Balkans)
07/2004 Legum Magister (LL.M.) - graduated at the Albert Ludwig University - Faculty of Law in Freiburg, Germany with summa cum laude while conducting research at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
09/2002 - 07/2004 LL.M. Candidate at the Albert Ludwig University - Faculty of Law in Freiburg, conducting research at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (prevention of terrorism in transitional societies)
07/2002 Diploma in Criminal Justice (dipl.krim.) - graduated at the Police Academy - High Police School in Zagreb, Croatia with summa cum laude