Marko Prelec

Director, Balkans Project

Pristina, Kosovo and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Marko Prelec is Director of Crisis Group’s Balkans Project, covering Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Macedonia. A graduate of Harvard College with a Ph.D. in modern Yugoslav history from Yale University (1997), Marko taught history at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1998 and 1999. From 1999 to 2005 he worked as a Research Officer in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. In 2005, he established the Research and Analysis Section of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina and served as its leader, supervising research into crimes committed against each of the communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is fluent in English and Serbo-Croatian, and conversational in French.