Jelena Vićić, PhD

pronunciation: Ye-LE-na Ve-CHe-CH


Welcome! I am a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with the Center for Peace and Security Studies (cPASS). I received a doctorate in political science from the University of Cincinnati, with focus fields in international relations and methodology, and a specialization in cyber security studies. Previously, I was a predoctoral fellow at the Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy (2020-2021), and I also held the Isabel and Mary Neff Fellowship for outstanding women in arts and sciences (2019-2020).

I am an alumna of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna where I completed Master of Advanced International Studies program, and I also hold a bachelor degree from the American University in Bulgaria.

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