urban studies, urban development, policy design, participatory spatial practices, critical geography, social movements
Sonja Dragović has a BSc in Economics from the University of Montenegro an MSc in Urban Studies from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). She is a PhD student at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). Her research interests lie in urban studies, critical geography, social movements, participatory spatial practices, and policy design. She has been involved in analyzing practices of urban activism and working with local communities toward improving participatory methods, public policies, and shared spaces. She has authored several papers, book chapters, research reports, and policy proposals on these topics. She is a member of several activist and research collectives, which are based in Portugal and Montenegro and dedicated to studying the current approaches to policy and practice of urban development.