Jelena Dzankic is Part-Time Professor in the Global Governance Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. She is Director of GGP Southeastern Europe and Co-Director of the Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT).

She holds a PhD degree in International Studies from the University of Cambridge, and has taught and researched at the University of Edinburgh, University College London, University of Graz, and Passau University.

She is the author of the “Global Market for Investor Citizenship” (Palgrave 2019), a leading study in the field of wealth-based citizenship acquisition. Her earlier works include “Citizenship in Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro. Effects of Statehood and Identity Challenges” (Routledge, 2015), and the edited volumes “Europeanisation of the Western Balkans: A failure of EU Conditionality” (2018, with S. Keil and M. Kmezic), and “The Europeanisation of Citizenship Governance in South-East Europe” (2016, with S. Kacarska and N. Pantic). Her articles appeared, inter alia, in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Nationalities Papers, and International Migration Review.