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Associate Professor of Sociology; Director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict

Gordana Rabrenovic’s research and publications are in the area of community studies and intergroup conflict and violence. Her current work focuses on the initiation, escalation, and persistence/de-sistance of conflict and violence in three conflict areas: Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland, and the Balkans, Her books include Why We Hate, which she co-authored with Jack Levin. She is working on a book on post-conflict reconstruction in Northern Ireland.

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  • Team Aspiration Award, Northeastern University. Spring 2006 for the participation in Institute for Race and Justice.
  • Institute on Race and Justice, Northeastern University. Summer 2002 for the project Race Differences in School Exclusions. Co-Principal Investigator with Prof. Jack Levin. ($7,000)
  • Faculty in Provost Advisory Committee on Practice Oriented Education at Northeastern University, 2001-2003.
  • Faculty Participant in Faculty Development Workshop in Women’s Studies at Fudan University, China July 2001. This workshop was organized by the Graduate Consortium in Women Studies at Radcliffe, in July 2001. The purpose of this workshop was to share methodological and pedagogical approaches to women’s studies.
  • Faculty/Undergraduate Research Institute. Northeastern University Winter Quarter, 2000.
  • Project: Evaluation of MathPower Parent Involvement Initiative. ($1,000 stipend for undergraduate student). Experiential Education Faculty in the Center for Experiential Education. College of Arts and Science, Northeastern University, 1997-1999.
  • Honorable Mention, Robert Park Award (Community Builders) 1997.
  • Fellow, Phi Beta Delta (National Honor Society for International Scholars), Alpha Nu Chapter, inducted 1996.
  • Invited Fellow, Institute of Urban Law and Policy, Northeastern University, U.S. Department of Education Urban Community Service Program Grant. Winter 1996.
  • Provisional Faculty Research Grant, Northeastern University, Winter 1995. Two course releases plus $1,000.
  • Invited Fellow, Center for Innovation in Urban Education, Northeastern University, 1994-1995.
  • Education

    PhD, Sociology
    State University of New York at Albany, 1990

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    Boston, MA 02115


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