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CONTACT DETAILS

Bojana Dinić, PhD

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad

Dr Zorana Đinđića 2

21000 Novi Sad

tel/fax: +381 21 458 948

e-mail: bojana.dinic@ff.uns.ac.rs

Full CV

EDUCATION

Diploma

2014

PhD in Experimental personality psychology, Psychology Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Thesis supervisor: Snežana Smederevac

Thesis title: Effects of dispositional and situational factors on aggressive behavior

2008

MSc in Personality psychology and Psychometric, Psychology Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Thesis supervisor: Goran Knežević

Thesis title: Relations between sexual behavior and personality traits

2007

BA in Personality psychology and Psychometric, Psychology Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Thesis supervisor: Snežana Smederevac

Thesis title: Relations between mate selection criteria, attachment dimensions and alternative Five-Factor Model

CAREER

Academic

2015 – present

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy

University of Novi Sad

2009 – 2015

Teaching Assistant

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy

University of Novi Sad

2008 – 2009

Teaching Assistant

Higher School of Professional Bussiness Studies

2019 – 2021

Research AssistantDepartment of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi SadMinistry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia research grant

Hereditary, environmental, and psychological factors of mental health (179006)

2019 – 2021

Research AssistantDepartment of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad European Commission, Erasmus+ Joint Projects (KA2) Enhancing and Validating servIce related competencies in Versatile
learning environments in Western Balkan Universities
(e-VIVA)(598307-EPP-1-2018-1- AL-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP)

2011 – 2014

Research Assistant

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad

Provincial Secretariat for Science and Technological Development of the AP of Vojvodina grant

Violence in contemporary society: Dispositional and contextual predictors

2013 – 2014

Research Assistant

University of Novi Sad

Provincial Secretariat for Science and Technological Development of the AP of Vojvodina grant

Researches of employability of students from University od Novi Sad – trends, opportunities, barriers and needs

2014

Research Assistant

Vojvodinian Sociological Association

City of Novi Sad, City Councilor for Sport and Youth

Peer violence among high school pupils in the city of Novi Sad – follow up study

2013

Research Assistant

Vojvodinian Sociological Association

City of Novi Sad, City Councilor for Sport and Youth

Peer violence among high school pupils

Specializations, scholarships, awards and academic visits

2019

2013

2016

Young Career Researcher Award – International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID)

The Best Young Researcher Award at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad

The Best Poster Presentation at the 64. Congress of Serbian Psychologists, Zlatibor, Serbia

2011 – 2017

Editor Assistant of the journal Applied Psychology [Primenjena psihologija]

 

Talks

2016 TEDx Novi Sad 2016: Is revenge really sweet?

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dark traits (Machiavellianism, narcissism, psychopathy, sadism, etc.)

Aggression, violence, antisocial punishment

Psychometrics, Item Response Theory, Measurement Invariance

Experimental personality psychology

TEACHING

Courses

PhD studies:

Selected topics from psychological research methodology
Advanced psychometrics techniques

Graduate studies:

Evaluation of psychological tests

Psychology of violence

Undergraduate studies:

Psychometric 1

Psychometric 2

Principles of psychological testing

Past courses

Undergraduate studies:

Learning and Memory

Cognitive processes

Techniques of survey research

Other study programs:

Analysis of categorical data

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Dinić, B. (2019). Principi psihološkog testiranja [Principles of psychological testing]. Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia: Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad.Dinić, B. M., Wertag, A., Sokolovska, V., & Tomašević, A. (2019). Centrality and redundancy of the Dark Tetrad traits. Personality and Individual Differences. Manuscript accepted for publication. 

Dinić, B. M., & Jevremov, T. (2019). Trends in research related to the Dark Triad: A bibliometric analysis. Current Psychology. Online first. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-019-00250-9

 

Dinić, B. M., & Vujić, A. (2019). The Pathological Narcissism Inventory: Measurement invariance across Serbian and USA samples and further validation. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. Online first. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000537

 

Dinić, B. M., & Raine, A. (2019). An Item Response Theory Analysis and Further Validation of the Reactive–Proactive Aggression Questionnaire (RPQ): The Serbian Adaptation of the RPQ. Journal of Personality Assessment. Online first. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223891.2019.1573430

 

Dinić, B. M., & Smederevac, S. (2019). Effects of HEXACO traits and experimental provocation on aggression. Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 227(3), 225–229. https://doi.org/10.1027/2151-2604/a000381

 

Međedović, J., Čolović, P., Dinić, B. M., & Smederevac, S. (2019). The HEXACO personality inventory: Validation and psychometric properties in the Serbian language. Journal of Personality Assessment, 101(1), 25–31. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223891.2017.1370426

 

Međedović, J., Čolović, P., Dinić, B. M., & Smederevac, S. (2019). The HEXACO personality inventory: Validation and psychometric properties in the Serbian language. Journal of Personality Assessment, 101(1), 25–31. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223891.2017.1370426

 

Dinić, B. M., & Vujić, A. (2019). Five-factor model best describes Narcissistic Personality Inventory across different item response formats. Psychological Reports, 122(5), 1946–1966. https://doi.org/10.1177/0033294118794404

 

Dinić, B., Velimirović, M., & Sadiković, S. (2019). Dark traits from the variable-centred and person-centred approach and their relations with some risky behaviours. Psihološka Istraživanja, 22(1), 17–32. https://doi.org/10.5937/PSISTRA22-19038

 

Dinić, B. M., & Smederevac, S. (2018). When you say aggressiveness, what do you mean by that? Similarities and differences between aggressiveness/agreeableness scales from personality inventories. Personality and Individual Differences, 134, 314–320. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.06.028

 

Dinić, B. M., Petrović, B., & Jonason, P. K. (2018). Serbian adaptations of the Dark Triad Dirty Dozen (DTDD) and Short Dark Triad (SD3). Personality and Individual Differences, 134, 321–328. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.06.018

 

Sokolovska, V., Dinić, B. M, & Tomašević, A. (2018). Aggressiveness in the HEXACO personality model. Psihologija, 51(4), 449–468. https://doi.org/10.2298/PSI170705022S

 

Dinić, B. M., & Wertag, A. (2018). Effects of Dark Triad and HEXACO traits on reactive/proactive aggression: Exploring the gender differences. Personality and Individual Differences, 123, 44–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.11.003

 

Dinić, B., Nikolašević, Ž., Oljača, M., & Bugarski Ignjatović, V. (2018). Twin study of aggressiveness and impulsiveness relationships. Primenjena Psihologija, 11(4), 451–470. https://doi.org/10.19090/pp.2018.4.451-470

 

Dinić, B. (2018). Comparison of three short six-factor personality instruments. Primenjena Psihologija, 11(2), 189–206. https://doi.org/10.19090/pp.2018.2.189-206