Name: Darja Zavirsek
Position within Board of Directors and Terms of Serving: president of the East European sub-regional Association of the Schools of Social Work; former chair of the International Project Committee and Katherine Kendal Award;
Affiliation and Position: Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Honorary Professor at the Alice Salomon University of Applied Social Sciences; Programme director if Indosow-International doctoral programme in social work and social policy.
Membership of organisations: member of International Advisory Boards of the Journals: International Social Work, International Journal of Social Welfare, Social Policy Journal, member of SWIN.
Educational Qualification/s: (Degrees): MA and Ph.D. in sociology
Languages written and spoken: English, German, Croatian, Slovenian
Interest Areas: Disability studies, Gender studies, Diversity studies in social work, Qualitative critical social work methods, History of Social Work
Current Activities: teaching at different universities in the western and Eastern Europe, research on social parenthood, international adoptions, disability rights, and women’s violence.