Director and Chairman of the Governing Board at the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS)
Jelena Milić’s research interests include NATO and EU affairs, Serbian foreign and security policy, and Russian infl uence in the Western Balkans and Europe. Milić has served in many roles in foreign policy and government, including as the assistant to Goran Svilanović, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of both Serbia and Montenegro, as well as Serbia. She was also active in the nonviolent OTPOR movement in Serbia, which protested the policies of Slobodan Milošević. Milić has authored numerous CEAS reports, including Basic Instinct: The Case for More NATO in the
Western Balkans and Eyes Wide Shut – Strengthening of the Russian Soft Power in Serbia – Goals, Instruments, and Effects. In December 2016, she was elected as one of the Politico 28 Class of
2017, a list of 28 people who are “shaping, shaking, and stirring Europe”. In 2018 CEAS became one of the 22 partners of the Atlantic Council in the new strategic project DisinfoPortal.