Borislava Manojlovic is the Director of Research Projects and an Adjunct Faculty at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University. She is the lead researcher and supervisor of the Fetzer projects’ research team at the School of Diplomacy. She also serves as the Secretary-Treasurer of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) and she is a member of IAGS Executive Board. Before joining the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, she has been the Director of Research of the Genocide Prevention Program at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University. Prior to that, Borislava has been working with the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Croatia and Kosovo for more than seven years.
As the Director of Research, she has led and implemented numerous research projects that focus on dealing with the past, genocide prevention, forgiveness in governance, conflict management, peacemaking, education in post-conflict contexts, assessment and evaluation of peace programs and plans. She has recently received 2 research grants from Fetzer Institute and one from the Basque Government.
She also has extensive experience in teaching graduate, undergraduate, online and study-abroad courses on conflict analysis and resolution, post-conflict reconstruction, identity-conflicts, international relations at George Mason and Seton Hall Universities. She conducted study abroad courses focusing on memory, conflict and dealing with the past in the aftermath of mass violence and designed original narrative workshops for mitigating violence among youth.
As a Research Fellow at the Georg Eckert Institute in Germany, she explored how memory of atrocities and genocide influence relationships among different ethnic groups in the Balkans. Borislava also serves as the Associate Editor of the Global Studies Journal and Beyond Intractability Collaborative.