Dr. Olivera Simić is a lecturer with the Griffith University Law School, Queensland, Australia. Originally from the former Yugoslavia, Olivera has lived and studied in Eastern and Western Europe, the USA and South America. Her research engages with transitional justice, international law, peacekeeping, gender and crime from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Olivera has published in journals such as International Peacekeeping, Law Text Culture, Women’ Studies International Forum, Journal of International Women Studies, as well as in books and book chapters. Olivera is co-editor of Peace Psychology in the Balkans (Springer 2012), Transitional Justice and Civil Society in the Balkans (Springer 2013) and The Arts of Transitional Justice: Culture, Activism, and Memory after Atrocity (Springer, 2013). Her book Regulation of Sexual Conduct in UN Peacekeeping Operations was published by Springer in June 2012.