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Edona Maloku

Adjunct Faculty

RIT Kosovo

Edona Maloku

Adjunct Faculty

RIT Kosovo

Select Scholarship

Book Chapter
Turjacanin, Vladimir, et al. "Taming Conflicting Identities: Searching for New Youth Values in the Western Balkans." Changing Youth Values in South-East Europe: Beyond Ethnicity. Ed. Tamara P.Trošt and Danilo Mandić. Oxford, UK: Routledge, 2017. 151-176. Web.
National/International Competition Award Winner
Bí«rdyna, Edona Maloku. Open Society Foundation. Civil Society Scholar Award (CSSA). London, UK, 2017.
Published Conference Proceedings
Bí«rdyna, Edona Maloku, et al. "Building Identity in Post-War Kosovo: Superordinate Categorization Versus Identity Complexity Among Albanians and Serbs." Proceedings of the 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology. Ed. Jaroen Vaes. Granada, Spain: n.p., 2017. Web.
Brankovic, Marija, Iris Zezelj, and Edona Maloku Bí«rdyna. "Bridging Majority and Minority Perspectives of Society — The Role of Social Identity Complexity/Inclusiveness." Proceedings of the 18th general Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology. Ed. Jaroen Vaes. Granada, Spain: n.p., 2017. Web.
External Scholarly Fellowships/National Review Committee
10/1/2017 - 3/31/2018
     Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF), with Laura Taylor, Jocelyn Dauntel & Ana Tomovska
     Amount: £55,646
6/1/2016 - 11/31/2016
     Regional Research Promotion Program (RRPP), project name: Building regional excellence in social identity research
     Amount: CHF 49794
9/1/2014 - 2/1/2016
     Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP)
     Amount: 28,340 US Dollars (Kosovo\'s Portion), total amount of the research project is 203,086 US Dollars
Full Length Book
Pratto, Felicia, et al. Shaping Social Identities After Violent Conflict: Youth in the Western Balkans. 1 ed. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Web.
Invited Article/Publication
Berdyna, Edona Maloku. "SPSSI Around the World Spotlight Interview." "Forward" - Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). (2014). Web.

Currently Teaching

PSYC-101
3 Credits
Introduction to the field of psychology. Provides a survey of basic concepts, theories, and research methods. Topics include: thinking critically with psychological science; neuroscience and behavior; sensation and perception; learning; memory; thinking, language, and intelligence; motivation and emotion; personality; psychological disorders and therapy; and social psychology.
SOIS-500
3 Credits
This course focuses on a project that demonstrates how the student’s multidisciplinary plan of study has prepared him/her for future academic and career activities. Students will integrate their multidisciplinary concentrations through a capstone project and supplementary exercises. The student will execute his/her identified project and prepare the finished project for public presentation and review by an approved Client or Subject Matter Expert, SME. Additional emphasis will be placed on the acquisition of networking and similar professional skills such as interviewing techniques, research techniques, and making use of academic, business, and personal networks.