Prof. Dr. Jana Jevtić from the Department of Political Science and International Relations (PSIR) has been appointed as Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). Professor Jevtić will be working alongside Professor Charles Hirschkind, Anthropology Department, on a book project concerning the “localization” of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement in various urban European communities. The project is the first step in establishing collaboration with this prominent educational and research institution.
Founded in 1868, UC Berkeley is continuously ranked as one of the world's most prestigious universities, and the top public university in the United States. For 2017-18, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranked UC Berkeley 5th in the world and 1st among public universities. UC Berkeley is also ranked 18th internationally among research universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 6th in the 2017 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. It is additionally ranked 4th internationally (1st among public universities) by U.S. News & World Report.
SSST sees immense value in the specialization of its faculty and staff and gladly supports all efforts in broadening their international experience and expertise.