Professional Title: Senior research associate
Institution: Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar
Position: Associate Member
Lynette Šikić-Mićanović, PhD is a senior research associate at the Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar in Zagreb, Croatia. Her research interests include research with marginalised groups such as homeless women and men, Roma, and rural/farm women from an anthropological and gendered perspective.
Other areas of her research include social exclusion, ethical issues as well as qualitative research methodologies (fieldwork, participant–observation, in-depth interviews).
She is presently participating in a national project GENMOD Relational Gender Identities in Croatia: Modernization and Development Perspectives (2017-2021) / Croatian Science Foundation.
She has supervised two international projects: Gendered experiences of homelessness as part of ‘Transitions in CEE and SEE – Changing Gender Perspectives’ (2009-2010) funded by ERSTE Foundation and ‘RECI+ Croatia Roma Early Education Initiative’ (2013-2014) sponsored by the OSF, UNICEF and REF. As a co-researcher, she has participated in other international projects including such as: Global Project on Family Equality (25 countries) (2011-2015) / Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts; Life-Strategies and Survival Strategies of Households and Individuals in South-East European Societies in the Times of Crisis (2015-2016) / SCOPES Swiss National Science Foundation; Comparing Croatian and Slovenian prostitution regimes (2016-2017) / Independent Social Research Foundation, UK.
She is currently involved in the COST Action CA15218 Measuring homelessness in Europe (2016–2020) as a Management Committee member and also participated in COST A–34 Gender and Well–Being: Interaction Between Work, Family and Public Policies (2005–2009). Her work has also included mentorship and supervision of a number of Ph.D. candidates in anthropology and sociology. She has authored a book on rural women in Croatia as well as co-authored and coedited several other monographs. Her research work can also be found in over twenty book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.
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