Petra Šprem obtained her Master of Laws degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia in November 2013. During her law studies, Petra worked as a student teaching for professors in different departments of her faculty (Chair of International private law, Chair of Financial law and Science). She also worked as an Assistant at the Croatian Chamber of Economy in organising the Croatian Arbitration Days. After graduation Petra started working as a legal trainee at Attorney of Law office where she worked for 4 years.
Petra has been a part of the MPGG since April 2017 as a volunteer. In May 2018, she passed the bar exam. In April 2018. Petra started working as a Project Assistant on Violence Research Lab project. She participated at Annual Conferences of the ESC 2018-2021. She was the Head of “Counter terrorism workshop for practitioners” at the Ministry of Justice, Croatia. Petra joined the Soapbox Science event in 2018 and held a public speech on criminology and criminal law sciences.
She is currently enrolled in Doctoral studies in Criminal Sciences at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of law in November 2018, with her doctoral dissertation focusing on normative and empirical analysis of domestic violence in Croatia; criminal law concepts, criminological phenomenon, practical challenges and possible solutions. Her primary areas of interest include: phenomenology of crime, victimology, violence, family violence, violence etiology.
Doctoral Dissertation Project
Normative and empirical analysis of domestic violence in Croatia; criminal law concepts, criminological phenomenon, practical challenges and possible solutions
Research Interests and Goals
Balkan Criminology, Victimization Studies, Domestic violence
- Organisation of the BC events
- Participation at the BC Events
- Assisting in preparing and conducting projects
Full list of Mrs. Šprem’s publications can be found on her CROSBI profile on the title above.