Antonija Petricusic

Antonija Petričušić

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  • University of Zagreb, B.A.
  • University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna, M.A.
  • Central European University, Budapest, M.A.
  • Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Ph.D.

Antonija Petričušić is an Associate Professor at the University of Zagreb Law School in Croatia. In academic year 2022/23 she is Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the University of Minnesota Law School Human Rights Center. She is also a visiting professor and a member of the International Academic Council of the European Regional Master's Program in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe. Antonija researches how conservative legal mobilization influences realization of women’s rights in Croatia and the United States. For her significant contribution to gender equality and social justice in Croatia in 2020 she was awarded the Fierce Women Award.

From 2018 to 2022 Antonija served as an expert in the Council of Europe's Advisory Committee Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in respect of Croatia and as a member in the Croatian Ombudswoman’s Human Rights Council.

Antonija received her Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Graz, Austria. She received her M.A. in Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary and M.A. in Human Rights and Democratization from the University of Sarajevo and the University of Bologna. She graduated in Law and Journalism at the University of Zagreb.

Women's International Human Rights

Visiting Fulbright Scholar
Human Rights Center