Dr Katarina Zakić

Research Fellow

Katarina Zakić joined Institute of International Politics and Economics in September 2018, and she is the Head of the Center “One Belt, One Road” starting from August 2021. The major fields of her research are management and intercultural management, as well as business practice and economics in the People’s Republic of China. Katarina is Editor-in-Chief of IIPE`s journal The Review of International Affairs, where she previously was Deputy Editor-in-Chief (2019–2020). Katarina obtained the title of Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business Studies in October 2017, where she was teaching several subjects: Management, Organisational Behaviour, Strategic Management and Intercultural Management, on all levels of studies. She was the director of Chinese Centre (2013–2018) and the Vice Rector for International Cooperation (2017–2018). Katarina defended her PhD thesis The Distinctiveness of Management in Asia-Pacific Region: Interaction of West and East Experience (Case Study: Hong Kong) at the Faculty of Business Studies (2011). She received her master degree in 2007 at Faculty of Geo-economics, and graduated at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade (2001). Dr Zakić got Chinese scholarship Visiting China (2014), granted by Hanban, which she completed at the prestigious Nankai University in Tianjin. She also won a scholarship from the Chinese Ministry of Culture – Visiting Program for Young Sinologist 2016 – which was conducted in Xi′an. She is fluent in English.