Milena Sekulić

Fields of research

Marriage and cohabitation, population aging, population policy

Current research projects

Marriage and cohabitation

 Biography

The year of receiving the highest degree of professional qualification MA, 2019.

Milena Sekulić was born in Sremska Mitrovica, where she completed elementary school and gymnasium. She enrolled in academic studies in 2014. In 2018, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in teaching Geography, and in 2019, her Master of Science in teaching Geography degree at the Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad. She enrolled in doctoral studies in 2019 at the same faculty, on the PhD in Geosciences – Geography. In 2022, the topic of her doctoral dissertation entitled “Marriage and cohabitation in Vojvodina” was approved.

From 2018, she was engaged as a demonstrator in classes, then from 2019 as a Research Trainee, and from 2023 as a Research Assistant in eight courses at the Chair of Social Geography, Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management, at the Faculty of Science in Novi Sad. From 2020 to 2022, she actively participated in the work of the Marketing team of the Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management.

She was hired as an enumerator in the 2022 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings.

Currently, she is working as a Research Assistant at the Institute of Social Sciences, Centre for Demographic Research.

Membership of professional organisations

  • Association of Demographers of Serbia
  • Serbian Geographical Society

Scholarships, fellowships, grants

  • Scholarship of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (2020–2023)

 Work in education

  • 2018–2019. demonstrator, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad
  • 2019–2022. Research Trainee, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad
  • 2023– Research Assistant, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad

 Major publications

  • Ivkov Dzigurski, A., Vučković, S., Stajić, S., Sekulić, M., Bibić, Lј., Jovanov, J., & Dragin, A. (2023). Attitudes of university students towards institution of a marriage. Family Forum, 12: 15–30.
  • Sekulić, M., Solarević, M., Ivkov Džigurski A., & Ivanović Bibić, Lj. (2022). Contraceptive Use and Reproductive Intensions among Femail Students at the University of Novi Sad. Demografija, 19: 1–20.
  • Đerčan, B., Sekulić, M., Bubalo Živković, M., Solarević, M., & Lukić, T. (2022). Would You Make Money Giving Birth? Tax Allowances and Economic Assistance as Measures of Population Policy in Serbia. Researches Review of the Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management, 51(2), 111–124.
  • Sekulić, M. (2022). Population ageing in selected ex-Yugoslav States. Researches Review of the Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management, 51(1), 1-10.
  • Solarević, M., Sekulić, M., Đerčan, B., & Lukić, T. (2019). Starenje stanovništva kao izazov održivosti slovačkih naselja i slovačke etničke grupe u Vojvodini. Demografija, 16(16): 9–30.

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