Sinisa Malesevic is a Full Professor/Chair of Sociology at the University College, Dublin. He is also Member of the Royal Irish Academy, Academia Europea and the Academy of Arts and Sciences of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously he held research and teaching appointments at the Institute for International Relations (Zagreb), the Centre for the Study of Nationalism (Prague) and at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He also held visiting professorships/research fellowships at the Free University of Brussels, the Institute for Human Sciences (Vienna) and the London School of Economics. He has published extensively on ethnicity and nationalism, theories of ideology, war, violence and sociological theory. He is author and editor of 14 books and over 90 journal articles and book chapters. His recent books include: "Grounded Nationalisms" (Cambridge UP 2019) 'The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence' (Cambridge UP 2017) - Best Book Award ASA 2018, 'Nation-States and Nationalisms: Organization, Ideology and Solidarity' (Polity 2013),'The Sociology of War and Violence' (Cambridge UP 2010), 'Identity as Ideology' (Palgrave 2006), 'The Sociology of Ethnicity' (Sage, 2004) and the co-edited volumes 'Nationalism and War' (Cambridge UP 2013) and 'Ernest Gellner and Contemporary Social Thought' (Cambridge UP 2007).