Russian and East European Studies
Department Chair:
Stephen Crowley

Administrative Assistant:
Polly Bratton

Department Email:

Phone: 440 7758650
Fax: 440 7756355

Peters Hall 222
50 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Veljko Vujacic

Veljko Vujacic

Associate Professor of Sociology (1995)

Contact Information


King Building 301B
(440) 775-8544

Personal Office Hours:
T 12:30-2:00 R 1:30-2:30 Or by Appointment

Veljko Vujacic

Veljko Vujacic

Veljko Vujacic

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Brandeis University, 1985
  • Master of Arts, University California Berkeley, 1989
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University California Berkeley, 1995

Professor Vujacic's fields of specialization include sociological theory, political and comparative-historical sociology, and social movements, with a special focus on communism and nationalism in the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia. His articles on these themes and topics have appeared in Theory and Society, Post-Soviet Affairs, East-European Constitutional Review, The Harriman Review, Research in Political Sociology, The Encyclopedia of Nationalism, The International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, East European Politics and Societies, and a number of edited volumes. He is currently completing a large comparative-historical study of Russian and Serbian nationalism and the disintegration of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia and working on a new project on charismatic and plebiscitary leadership  in late communism and post-communism.