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Jessie Barton Hronešová

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Jessie Barton Hronešová is an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Oxford Department of International Development. Her research focuses on post-war dealing with the past in Central and Southeast Europe and the new wave of victimhood politics linked to populism and nationalism across the region. She authored and edited several studies on identity politics (e.g. Post-War Ethno-National Identities of Young People in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2012) and retributive transitional justice (e.g. Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, East European Politics). Her latest book The Struggle of Redress: Victim Capital in Bosnia and Herzegovina came out in 2020 with Palgrave Macmillan. Jessie previously worked for the ICTY, OSCE and Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Sarajevo and Belgrade. She holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford.