Judge Dr Dragana Kolarić

Dragana Kolarić, née Milićević, was born on 15 April, 1973, in Belgrade. She completed Zemun Grammar School in the school year 1991/1992. In 1992, she enrolled the Faculty of Law, Belgrade University, as a full-time student. As one of the best students of her generation, she was awarded with honours and distinction in 1993 and 1995, for the success achieved in acquiring knowledge and mastering the curriculum. She graduated on 20 November 1996, with nine-point-thirty-one GPA.

On October 1, 1997, she started working at the Police Academy as a teaching assistant for the subject Criminal Law. Dragana Kolarić LLM was appointed assistant for the subject Criminal Law at the Police Academy in May 2001. She defended her doctoral thesis under the title „The Criminal Offence of Murder in our Criminal Law“ on July 2, 2007, at the Faculty of Law, Belgrade University. At the session held on 9 June 2008, the Academic Council of the Criminal-Police Academy appointed Dr. Dragana Kolarić docent, and in February 2012, Associate Professor for the scientific field of Penal Law, in the subject Criminal Law – general part. On 24 March 2016, the Senate of the Higher Education Institution made a decision to appoint  Prof. Dr. Dragana Kolarić Professor in the specialised field of Penal Law, for the subject Criminal Law – general part.  From her appointment as docent, Dragana Kolarić was teaching the following subjects at the Criminal-Police Academy: Criminal Law – general part (undergraduate studies), Criminal Law – general and specialized part (specialized studies), International Criminal Law (master programme). 

Prof. Dr. Dragana Kolarić was actively involved in teaching: at the Faculty of Law, Belgrade University (specialized studies – in the subject Criminal-Law Response to Grave Forms of Crime; master studies – where she worked as an external specialist for teaching International Criminal Law); at master academic studies of Belgrade University (at the department of „Terrorism, Organised Crime and Safety“ – teaching the subject Criminal Law Aspects of Fighting Terrorism, Organised Crime and Corruption); and, from the academic year 2015/2016, at the Faculty of Law, Novi Sad University master studies, where she was hired to teach Criminal Law Suppression of Organised Crime, Terrorism and Corruption, at the department „National Security“.

Prof. Dr. Dragana Kolarić is the author of a large number of papers for international conferences, scholarly conferences of leading national importance, original scholarly articles and review articles, as well as several monographs and handbooks. In the period 2013 – 2016, she was editor-in-chief of NBP – Žurnal za kriminalistiku i pravo (NBP - Journal of Criminalistics and Law).  She has served on the editorial board of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia journal, „Bezbednost“ („Security”, 2015, 2016, and 2017).

From February 2013 to 12 April 2016 she was holding the position of Vice-Dean in charge of scientific research at the Criminal-Police Academy. From 13 April 2016 to 21 December 2016 she was an Acting Dean of the Criminal-Police Academy.

On 25 July 2013, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia appointed Prof. Dr. Dragana Kolarić as a member of the Anti-Corruption Agency Board. She was elected president of the Anti-Corruption Agency Board on 9 March 2016. Her term in office as a member and president of the Board expired on 20 December 2016. The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Serbia appointed Prof. Dr. Dragana Kolarić on several occasions as a member of the Working Group for drafting amendments to the Criminal Law of Serbia and the Law on Anti-Corruption Agency. Prof. Dr. Dragana Kolarić was a reviewer of the Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assurance. She has been a member of the Presidency of the Serbian Association for Criminal Law Theory and Practice since December 2014.

She was appointed a Constitutional Court Judge in December 2016.

• Tatjana Babić • Bratislav Đokić • Dr. Dragana Kolarić • Dr. Tamas Korhec • Vesna Ilić Prelić                                                    
• Dr. Goran P. Ilić • Dr. Milan B. Marković  Snežana Marković • Miroslav Nikolić  Milan Stanić                                                   
• Tomislav B. Stojković, LLM • Sabahudin Tahirović • Dr. Jovan Ćirić  Dr. Milan Škulić  Dr. Tijana Šurlan                                 

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