Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of North Florida
Originally from Serbia, Prof. Milicevic received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Belgrade. She also studied at the Central European University in Prague, where she earned her M.A. in Society and Politis, and spent another year as a pre-doctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of Nationalism. Sasha received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from UCLA. She finished her dissertation entitled “Joining Serbia’s Wars: Volunteers and Draft-dodgers, 1991–1995" in 2004. She was a 2001 Jennings Randolph Junior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), and in 2004-2005, Sasha was a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellow in Peace Studies at Colgate University. Sasha teaches at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of University of North Florida, where she offers a variety of courses on Sociology of War and Peace, Genocide in Comparative Perspective, Gender and Conflict, Political Sociology, Gender and Society, and Sociological Theory. Her primary research areas are in the fields of political sociology, nationalism, masculinity, and sociology of war and peace. She is currently working on a book about the wars in former Yugoslavia.