Damir Kapidžić (PhD) is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo, where he is teaching Comparative Politics, Public Opinion, Civil Society, Non-state Actors in International Politics, Post-conflict Societies and State Building. He has published a dozen scientific and expert papers in international journals, as well as book chapters focused on democracy and institutions in post-conflict societies, multiethnic states, and role of the European Union in the international community. Kapidžić is engaged as Project Associate on several projects implemented by London School of Economics, universities in Basel, Belgrade, Zurich, Ljubljana and Zagreb, Foundation Friedrich Ebert in BiH, Center for Social Research Analitika and Centre for Security Studies in Sarajevo.