Dr Dragan Petrović

Principal Research Fellow

Dr Dragan Petrović joined Institute of International Politics and Economics where he works as the Professorial Fellow is Russia and post-soviet space as well as France. Petrović is a visiting professor at the State University of Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), and a member of the Editorial Board of scientific journal Вестник. Petrović had worked at the Institute for Political Studies in Belgrade, where he explored the political system, international political relations and the political, economic and cultural history.

He graduated from the University of Belgrade: Faculty of Economics (1999), Faculty of Philosophy (Sociology and History, 2000), and at the Faculty of Political Science (2002). He earned his MA in Economic Geography (University of Belgrade) by defending thesis Development and deployment of industry in Belgrade in 19th and 20th century (2003), as well from the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade (Department of International Relations), where he defended thesis French-Yugoslav relations during the Algerian War 1952–64 (2008).

Petrović holds PhD in Political Geography with thesis Russia in the early 21st century: A geopolitical analysis (2007) earned from the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Novi Sad. In 2015 Petrović defended his second dissertation at the Department of History at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, with thesis titled Yugoslav political public and USSR 1922–1941.

Up to now, he authored over 120 papers in international and domestic scientific journals, conference proceedings, collection of papers, and lexicographic encyclopedia units. He authored 31 books and coauthored Romanian population in Vojvodina, within the Serb-Romanian relations (2015).