Lecturers and Assistants
Matej Makarovič, Ph.D.
Contact hours: By agreement
Research field: social change, reflexivity, social responsibility, sustainable development, media
Lecturer at subjects:
1st level – Social Theory, Social Diversity and Inequality,
2nd level – Social Trends
3rd level – Methods of Triangulation, Sociological Theories, Seminar for Dissertation
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Professor at the School of Advanced Social Studies and Dean at the Faculty of Information Studies in Novo mesto. He got his BA degree sociology in 1993, continued his graduate studies at the Central European University based on the stipend by the CEU and obtained his MA degree in the field of sociology and politics in 1995 at the Lancaster University, Great Britain. He got his PhD from sociology (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, 1999).
After being employed from 1994 till 2007 at the University of Ljubljana, he moved to School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica in 2008. In pedagogical and research terms he also collaborates with the Faculty of Information Studies in Novo mesto, where he is a Dean from 2020. In 2011, he was a research fellow at the Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, and in 2012 at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Hawaii Pacific University, USA. He was also a guest lecturer at the University of Cincinnati (USA, 2015), American University of Beirut (Lebanon, 2016, 2017), University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA, 2016 in 2018), Matropolitan University (Czech Republic, 2017) and Babeș-Bolyai University (Romania, 2019).
From 2012, he has been the president of the National Committee for the Management of Social Transformations (MOST) at the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO. He is a co-chair of the Research Network 36 (Sociology of Transformations) within the European Sociological Association. He was a Jean Monnet Chair within the Erasmus program framework from 2019-2020. He was the SASS Dean from 2011 till 2016.