Ksenija Pavlovic

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Ksenija Pavlovic
Alma materLondon School of Economics
Yale University
University of Belgrade
OccupationJournalist and Political Scientist
Known forAdvocate for Press Freedom [1]

Ksenija Pavlovic is an American independent journalist, political scientist, educator, political and cultural critic, a published poet and author of the novel Pisma Vetru.[2]


Pavlovic was born in former Yugoslavia.[3] After graduating in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Political Sciences and obtaining an M.A. in American politics, she moved to London to study at the London School of Economics (LSE) earning an MSc in European Ideas and Identities.[4]

Pavlovic's work has contributed to publications including The Spectator and Yale Herald[5] and media on the Balkans including the Original,[6] magazine founded by the Novak Djokovic Foundation. She serves on the foundation's editorial board as Managing Editor and is an advocate for early childhood education.[7]

Pavlovic has interviewed figures including Arianna Huffington, Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, filmmaker Abel Ferrara, Anna Wintour,[8] Sir Richard Branson,[9] President of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim,[10] Karlie Kloss, filmmaker and founder of the Webby awards Tiffany Shlain, film director Lars von Trier, actors Adam Brody, Monica Bellucci, Claudia Cardinale,[11] fashion designers Adolfo Dominguez, Tommy Hilfiger and Donna Karan, publisher and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes; the tennis player Novak Djokovic;[12] novelist Martin Amis,[13] as well as big names in the governmental arena such as the leading members of the first democratic Serbian government and Milorad Dodik, President of the Serbian entity of BIH.[14]

Pavlovic has covered events such as the Cannes Film Festival, Venice Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival, Madrid Fashion Week, The Madrid Open as well as The Clinton Global Initiative.[15]

She has served as a Teaching Fellow on both undergraduate and graduate levels at Yale University, as well as a Doctoral Fellow in the Political Science department at Yale University, Lead Instructor in International Affairs and Security and Politics, Law and Economics programs at Yale Young Global Scholars, Head Writing Fellow at the Yale Graduate Writing Center,[16] Fellow of the "Research and Travel Award in Grand Strategy" from International Security Studies (ISS) at Yale University, Fellow of the Roger Hertog Global Strategy Initiative in Religious Violence at Columbia University, a Doctoral candidate in Political Conflict and Peace Building Processes at Complutense University in Madrid, Fellow of the OSI Global Supplementary Grant Program, and a Visiting Doctoral Fellow at the Juan March Institute.[17]

Pavlovic’s doctoral dissertation aims to explain Al-Qaeda’s strategic behavior and organizational structures within the context of a broader theory of revolutionary terrorism and millenarian movements. She has been based in New York City and Washington D.C.

The Pavlovic Today[edit]

Pavlovic created the independent news organization The Pavlovic Today in 2016 in the midst of the US elections.[18]


  1. ^ https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-reporter-defied-white-house-live-stream-ksenija-pavlovic-periscope-a7863821.html[citation needed]
  2. ^ http://www.vulkani.rs/cebd657a-4da3-4dc6-b0c8-2830f71825bc/pisma-vetru.aspx
  3. ^ http://thepavlovictoday.com/afterimage-review/ksenija-pavlovic-life-voluntary-exile/
  4. ^ http://www.lse.ac.uk/lifeAtLSE/Meet-our-students-staff-and-alumni/Student-and-staff-profiles/taughtGraduateStudentProfiles/ksenijaPavlovic.aspx
  5. ^ http://yaleherald.com/op-eds/exclusive-op-ed-columnist-lionel-beehner-on-the-arab-spring-russia-and-making-it-in-journalism/
  6. ^ http://www.nedeljnik.rs/original
  7. ^ https://novakdjokovicfoundation.org/author/ksenija/
  8. ^ http://www.nedeljnik.rs/original/portalnews/anna-wintour-remain-true-to-what-you-believe-in
  9. ^ http://www.nedeljnik.rs/original/portalnews/richard-branson-you’ve-got-to-take-risks-if-you-are-going-to-succeed
  10. ^ http://www.nedeljnik.rs/original/portalnews/exclusive-interview-dr-jim-yong-kim-president-of-the-world-bank-you-have-to-prevent-your-heart-from-hardening
  11. ^ http://thepavlovictoday.com/the-conversation/claudia-cardinale/
  12. ^ http://www.spectator.co.uk/2013/06/home-game/
  13. ^ http://www.spectator.co.uk/2012/06/i-was-never-a-rebel/
  14. ^ http://www.shesource.org/experts/profile/ksenija-pavlovic#full
  15. ^ http://thepavlovictoday.com/political-diary/political-diary-day-1-clinton-global-inititative/
  16. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEBVwYd17oE
  17. ^ http://campuspress.yale.edu/ksenijapavlovic/biography/
  18. ^ (www.dw.com), Deutsche Welle. "WorldLink: US media under Trump - All media content - DW.COM - 03.02.2017".

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