Iuris Doctorem (dr.iur.): Albert Ludwig University - Faculty of Law in Freiburg, Germany (2010); Legum Magister (LL.M.): Albert Ludwig University - Faculty of Law in Freiburg, Germany (27.07.2004); Criminal Justice Diploma (dipl. krim.): Police Academy - High Police School in Zagreb, Croatia (11.07.2002)

Head of the Max Planck Partner Group for Balkan Criminology at the Faculty of Law - University of Zagreb (since 2013); Assistant Professor, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer at the Faculty of Law - University of Zagreb, Chair for Criminal Law, Croatia (Assistant Professor since 12/2011; Senior Lecturer 01/2011 – 12/2011; Lecturer 02/2006 – 01/2011); Scientific Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, (01/2009– 04/2009); Head of Project Implementation Unit at the Croatian Ministry of Science,Education and Sports, Department for European Integrations (06/2005 –01/2006)

Max Planck Partner Group for ‘Balkan Criminology’ (Head of Group); Restorative Justice at Post-Sentencing Level (Head of Project at the Zagreb Faculty of Law); International Self- Report Delinquency (ISRD-3) Study (Head of Project for the Croatian component); HUMSEC - Human Security, Terrorism and Organised Crime in the Western Balkans (Researcher); Preventing Corruption and Collective Crime through Criminal Law (Researcher)

1st Place at the Moot Court Competition of the International Institute for Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences in 2007; Annual Award for Best Young Scientists of the Society of University Professors of the University of Zagreb in 2006; Fast Track Scholarship of the Robert Bosch Foundation in 2013 until 2015; Max Planck Society PostDoc Scholarships in 2012 and 2013; Max Planck Society Scholarships for Doctoral Candidates in 2004, 2007 and 2010; The European Society of Criminology (ESC) Fellowship in 2009; DAAD-Scholarship from October 2002 until May 2004 and from October 2004 until March 2005