Dr. sc. Marta Stojić Mitrović (Jagodina, 1978) graduated in ethnology and anthropology from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, in 2003. She gained her M.A. in Anthropology from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. In 2016, she defended her Ph.D. thesis Asylum and Irregular Migration in Serbia at the Beginning of the 21st Century at the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, University of Belgrade. Since 2007, she has worked at the Ethnographic Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, as a research associate since 2017. She worked as an assistant on the project Ethnicities: Contemporary Processes in Serbia, Neighbouring Countries and Diaspora, and, since 2010, Multi-ethnicity, Multiculturalism, Migration: Contemporary Processes. As part of the latter project, she is researching migration, citizenship, human rights and discrimination in the national and regional context. She is the co-author of the book Governing the Balkan Route: Macedonia, Serbia and the European Border Regime (with Barbara Beznec and Marc Speer) published in 2016. She has published numerous research and professional articles, as well as participated in numerous international conferences. As an expert in the field of migration in the Balkans, she participated in different public events. She is a member of the Committee for the Research of Minorities and Human Rights of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.