Jessie Hronešová

Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics, UK

Dr Jessie Hronešová is a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics where she studies political developments in the Western Balkans. She has also been working as a political advisor and manager on a variety of international development projects in post-war countries for charities and consultancies in conflict-affected countries. She previously worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network and the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague. In her research projects she has mostly focused on online sources of extremism, ethno-nationalism, post-war reparations, as well as community-building and transitional justice in the former Yugoslavia. She authored several studies on identity politics (including Post-War Ethno-National Identities of Young People in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2012) and retributive transitional justice in several academic journals (most recent for the Journal of Peacebuilding&Development). She holds a DPhil from Politics (St Antony’s College) at the University of Oxford with a thesis on victims’ compensation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.