Vladimir Petrovic researches mass political violence and strategies of confrontation with its legacy. He completed graduate studies in comparative history at Central European University and postdoctoral studies in transitional justice program of the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam. He taught at Boston University, Central European University and Harvard Extension School. His book The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise: Clio takes the Stand (Routledge, 2017) examines the role of historians and social scientists as expert witnesses in some of the most dramatic legal encounters of the 20th century. He is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Contemporary History in Belgrade.