Ivana Jelic is a junior lecturer at Law School of University of Montenegro, Montenegro. She is a doctoral candidate in Public International Law and Human Rights at the Law School of University of Belgrade, Serbia. She graduated at Law School of University of Montenegro and holds LL.M. in international law and human rights from Law School of University of Belgrade. Ivana’s LL.M. thesis has been dedicated to contemporary international legal protection of minority rights, with special emphasize on South East Europe. Her doctoral research is concentrated on the state responsibility for violation of human rights by individuals. While at Columbia University, Ivana is working on research related to relation of religious identity and right to education in the Balkans. Her academic advisor is Professor Paul Martin. Ivana is financially supported by Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP). Through this program she has spent academic year 2004/2005 as a Visiting Scholar at University of California in Berkeley, where she was working on curriculum and teaching methods development.