Mr. Jakov Žižić works as program coordinator in the Academy for Political Development and is a PhD student of Comparative Politics at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science.
Jakov graduated from the same Faculty as the best in his class of 2005. His foremost academic interests include Croatian politics and modern Croatian political history, but also activities of political exiles, the politics of identity, the politics of recognition, multiculturalism, and diaspora politics. Most recently, he contributed to the "Policy Insight", a brand new political magazine in Croatia. Jakov is deeply connected to his home region of Sinj, researching its social, cultural and intelectual history.