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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

Higer School of Professional Bussiness Studies

2011 – 2014

 

 

 

2011 – 2014

Research Assistant

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

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia research grant

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

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

2005

2011

 

2013

 2014

Scholarship of the Fund for Young Talents, Ministry of Youth and Sport, Republic of Serbia

Laboratory for experimental psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia

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

European Association of Personality Psychology (EAPP) Scholarship for the 17th European Conference on Personality

2011 – present

Secretary of journal Applied Psychology [Primenjena psihologija]

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Psychometric

 

Aggression

 

Experimental personality psychology

 

 

TEACHING

 

Courses

Graduate studies:

Evaluation of psychological tests,

Psychology of violence

Undergraduate studies:

Psychometric 1,

Psychometric 2,

Principles of psychological testing,

Techniques of survey research

Past courses

Undergraduate studies:

Learning and Memory

Cognitive processes

Other study programs:

Analysis of categorical data

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Krupić, D., & Dinić, B. (2017). Situational cues trigger risk assessment, fight, flight, but nor freeze in Blanchard’s threat scenarios. Human  Ethology Bulletin, 32(2), 14-23. doi: 10.22330/heb/322/014-023

Međedović, J., Čolović, P., Dinić, B., & Smederevac, S. (2017, in press). The HEXACO personality inventory: Validation and psychometric   properties in the Serbian language. Journal of Personality Assessmentdoi: 10.1080/00223891.2017.1370426

Dinić, B., Kodžopeljić, J., Soklovska, V., & Milovanović, I. (2016). Empathy and peer violence among adolescents: Moderation effect of gender. School Psychology International, 37(4), 359-377. doi:10.1177/0143034316649008

Čolović, P., Kodžopeljić, J., Mitrović, D., Dinić B., & Smederevac, S. (2015). Roles in violent interactions in early adolescence: Relations with personality traits, friendship and gender. Psihologija, 48(2), 119-133. doi:10.2298/PSI1502119C

Dinić, B., Barna, J., Trifunović, B., Angelovski, A., & Sadiković, S. (2016). Two types of personality among offenders: The differences in psychopathy, aggressiveness and criminal acts. Primenjena psihologija, 9(2), 199-217. (available in Serbian) doi:10.19090/pp.2016.2.199-217

Wertag, A., & Dinić, B. (2016). Relations between the Dark Triad and different functions of aggression: Is there room for other personality traits?. Poster presented at the 18th European Conference on Personality – ECP18, Timisoara, Romania.

Dinić.B., & Smederevac, S. (2016). Heritability of unprovoked and provoked aggression: Experimental study. Poster presented at the18th European Conference on Personality – ECP18, Timisoara, Romania.

Kodžopeljić, J., Smederevac, S., Mitrović, D., Dinić, B., & Čolović, P. (2014). School bullying in adolescence and personality traits: A  person-centered approach. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(4), 736–757. doi: 10.1177/0886260513505216

Mitrović, D., Smederevac, S., Čolović, P., Kodžopeljić, J., & Dinić, B. (2014). Personality prototypes based on dimensions of the Revised reinforcement sensitivity theory among prisoners and non-prisoners. Personality and Individual Differences, 69, 50-55. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.05.004

Dinić, B., Mitrović, D., & Smederevac, S. (2014). The AVDM questionnaire (Anger, Vengefulness, Dominance and Hostility): New questionnaire for measurement of aggressiveness. Primenjena psihologija, 7(Dodatak), 297-324. (available in Serbian) PDF

Kodžopeljić, J., Dinić, B., & Čolović, P. (2014). Validation of a questionnaire of violent and behavior among adults. Primenjena psihologija, 7(Dodatak), 255-276. (available in Serbian)  PDF

Dinić, B., & Smederevac, S. (2014). Effects of dimensions of aggressiveness and level of provocation on aggressive behavior. Paper presented at the 17th European Conference on Personality, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Dinić, B., & Smederevac, S. (2013). Effects of aggression dimensions on aggressive reactions in responses to provocation. Personality and Individual Differences, 60, S56. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2013.07.235

Dinić, B., & Smederevac, S. (2012). Position of aggressiveness in common latent space of PEN model and model Big Five Plus Two. Psihologija, 45(3), 295-310. (available in Serbian)

doi: 10.2298/PSI1203295D 

Dinić, B., & Janičić, B. (2012). Evaluation of Buss-Perry Aggression Questionnaire with Item Response Theory. Psihologija, 45(2), 189-207. (available in Serbian)

doi: 10.2298/PSI1202189D