Jelena Vujic

Professor, Department of English Language, Literature and Culture, Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade

Academic Bio

Jelena Vujic (PhD), Full Professor, was born and raised in Belgrade where she graduated from the Faculty of Philology, Belgrade University. She has been employed at the Faculty of Philology since 1998. She defended her MA thesis Composition as a word-formation process in computer register in English. In 2003, she defended her doctoral dissertation Inflection as a word-formation process in English. In 2006, she became an Assistant Professor. In 2012, she was assigned Associate Professorship and in 2016. Currently, she teaches courses in Descriptive grammar of English I-IV. She is a well-published author who has participated and presented her papers at more than 40 of international conferences and congresses world-wide. Her scientific interests include word-formation patterns in English and Serbian, features of loanwords, aspects of inflection, sociolinguistic aspects of the language of the diasporas, gender-markedness issues, etc. She is the author of the following three books: Osnovi morfologije engleskog jezika (2006), Describing English through Theory and Practice I (2011), Describing English through Theory and Practice II (2012), Konstrukcione teme (2016). She has also supervised a number of PhD and master theses. Prof. Vujic is a member of the following professional associations: International Linguistic Association, North-American Association for Serbian Studies, Philologia, Serbian Society for Applied Linguistics and Serbian Society of Anglicists, and SEESA. In addition, she serves as a member of the editorial board of several language journals including ESP Today, Philologia and Belgrade BELLS among others. In October 2016, Prof. Vujic assumed the position of Head of the English Language and Literature Department.