Nebojša Petrović is a social psychologist and a professor at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Psychology. His main area of study and research includes political and peace psychology, especially topics on reconciliation and authoritarianism, but also violence in youth sport and other themes where it is possible to apply psychological knowledge in explaining social problems and issues. He teaches Social Psychology and Methodology at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and Psychology of Peacebulding and Reconciliation and Political Psychology at Ph.D. level.
He has published three books as sole author (The Paths of Research of Authoritarianism, Psychological Foundations of Reconciliation, and Elements of Cross-Cultural Psychology) and several others as coauthor or author of chapters. He has published many papers in peer review journals: from Serbian journals: Psychology (ex-member of the editorial board), Sociology (on editorial board now) and others, and also in leading international journals such as Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, and others. He has presented his papers at many scientific conferences.
Nebojsa Petrovic has been a member of several international professional associations, such as the International Society for Political Psychology. He was twice a visiting researcher at the University of Vienna, and he has been a frequent visiting researcher since 2005 at the London School of Economics, where, among other things, he developed several syllabi of university courses.
- Aggression, Conflict, Peace
- Applied Social Psychology
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- Close Relationships
- Culture and Ethnicity
- Intergroup Relations
- Internet and Virtual Psychology
- Life Satisfaction, Well-Being
- Political Psychology
- Prejudice and Stereotyping
- Research Methods, Assessment
- Bačanac, Lj, Petrović, N, & Manojlović, N. (2011). Psychological foundations of coaching young athletes. Institute for sport, Belgrade
- Petrović, Nebojša (2017). Political Psychology in the Modern World. Institut za psihologiju, Beograd (Serbian)
- Petrovic, N. (2011). Elements of cross-cultural psychology. Beograd: Serbian Genealogical Centre. [in Serbian]
- Petrovic, N. (2005). The psychological foundations of reconciliation. In Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Belgrade: Documentation Centre "Wars 1991-99." [in Serbian]
- Petrovic, N. (2001). The ways of research of authoritarianism. Beograd: Zaduzbina Andrejevic. [in Serbian]
- Felicia Pratto, Tamar Saguy, Andrew L Stewart, Davide Morselli, Rob Foels, Antonio Aiello, María Aranda, Atilla Cidam, Xenia Chryssochoou, Kevin Durrheim, Veronique Eicher, Laurent Licata, James H Liu, Li Liu, Ines Meyer, Orla Muldoon, Stamos Papastamou, Nebojsa Petrovic, Francesca Prati, Gerasimos Prodomitis, Joseph Sweetman (2014). Attitudes Toward Arab Ascendance: Israeli and Global Perspectives. Psychological Science, Vol 25, No.. 1, pp. 85-94
- Petrović, N. (2017). Human potential for reconciliation: an attempt at the construction of the appropriate scale in the Balkans. Balkan Social Science Review, 9(9), 47-69.
- Pratto, F., Çidam, A., Stewart, A. L., Bou Zeineddine, F., Aranda, M., Aiello, A., Chryssochoou, X., Cichocka, A., Cohrs, C., Durrheim, K., Eicher, V., Foels, R., Górska, P., Lee, I., Licata, L., Li, L., Liu, J., D., Meyer, I., Muldoon, O., Muluk, H., Petrovic, N., Prati, F., Papastamou, S., Petrovic, I., Prodromitis, G., Rubini, M., Saab, R., van Stekelenburg, J., Sweetman, J., Zheng, W., Henkel, K.E. (2013). Social Dominance in Context and in Individuals: Contextual Moderation of Robust Effects of Social Dominance Orientation in 15 languages and 20 countries. Social Psychology and Personality Science.
- Schmitt, D. P., ...Petrovic, N., etc. (2003). Are men universally more dismissing than women? Gender differences in romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions. Personal Relationships, 10, 309-333.
- Schmitt, D. P., ...Petrovic, N., etc. (2003). Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: Tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 85-104.
- Spanovic, M., Lickel, B., Denson, T. F., & Petrovic, N. (2010). Fear and anger as predictors of motivation for intergroup aggression: Evidence from Serbia and Republika Srpska. Group Processes and Intergoup Relations, 13, 725-739.
- Petrović, N. (2011). The social values of Serbian youth. In O. Listhaug, S. P. Ramet, & D. Dulić (Eds.), Civic and uncivic values: Serbia in the post-Milošević era. Budapest: Central European University Press.
- Petrović, Nebojša (2013). Human potential for reconciliation in the Balkans. In: Pavlović, Srđa (ed.), Živković, Marko (ed.). Transcending fratricide : political mythologies, reconciliations, and the uncertain future in the former Yugoslavia, (Southeast European integration perspectives, 9). str. 227-242, Baden-Baden: Nomos
- Petrovic, N. (2007). Strengthening peace in the Balkans: Quest for transformative energy and prospects for change (Discussion Paper 44). London: Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science.
- Petrovic, N. (2005). The subjective potential for reconciliation in the Balkans. Local-global: Studies in community sustainability (Vol. 2, pp. 110-118).
- Petrovic, N., Pota, K., & Castaneria, H. (2009). Serbia. In K. Malley-Morrison (Ed.), State violence and the right to peace: An international survey of the views of ordinary people (Vol. 2, pp. 41-58). Praeger.
- Petrovic, N. et al. (2013). Achieving world peace: Views from Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, and Greece. In K. Malley-Morrison, A. Mercurio, and G. Twose (Eds.), International Handbook of Peace and Reconciliation (pp. 499-520). Springer.
School of Philosophy
University of Belgrade
Cika Ljubina 18-20
- Skype Name: nebojsha_beograd