Bio

Anđela Pepić, Ph.D. (c)

University of Banja Luka

­­­­Ms. Andjela Pepic is the Head of the Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer Centre at the University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Prior to that, she worked at the Institute for Social Sciences at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Banja Luka as a Project Manager and Researcher. From 2008-2013, she worked as Coordinator for Bosnia and Herzegovina within the Regional Research Promotion Programme in the Western Balkans (RRPP) at the Human Rights Centre of the University of Sarajevo. Andjela’s current research focus is on labor, social and economic rights, precarious labor, globalization and labor studies. She conducted policy research and developed policy studies with recommendations focusing on the economic policies of the Left and their applicability in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as on local policies (social housing, employment policies, and capital investments policies) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She was also a Fellow within the Policy Development Fellowship Programme from 2009-2010 and conducted research on labor inspections in B&H and their capacities in promotion and protection of labor rights.

Andjela earned her BS at the Faculty of Economics, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She obtained her master’s degree at the School of Economics and Business at the University of Sarajevo and is currently enrolled in the PhD program at the Faculty of Political Sciences Department of Sociology, University of Banja Luka.