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PhD Rasa Baločkaitė
Department of Social and Political Theory, Vytautas Magnus University
Gedimino g. 44,
LT-44240, Kaunas
Lithuania

 

E-Mail: Rasa15@gmail.com
Link: PhD Rasa Baločkaitė at the Department of Social and Political Theory, Vytautas Magnus University


Education / Work Experience


2008 - Associated professor of Sociology at Vytautas Magnus University, Department of Social and Political Theory, Lithuania.

2005 - 2008 Lecturer, Research fellow, Kaunas University of Technology, Dept. of Sociology

2005 - 2007 Lecturer of Sociology, Kaunas, International School of Management

1998-2004 Postgraduate student / Department of Sociology, Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Social Sciences

PhD thesis „The development of public discourse in Lithuania 1988 – 2002 and its sociological analysis from the social construction perspective”; defended

1996 – 1998 Master studies / Department of Sociology Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Social Sciences

1992 - 1996 Bachelor studies / Department of Business Administration Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Social Sciences

 


Research Interests


Her research areas include colonial and postcolonial theory, Soviet and post Soviet studies, societies in transition, popular consciousness and popular culture. Dr. Rasa Baločkaitė is teaching following courses: social theory, mass media and communication theories, social structure and stratification, problems of post communism, social and political critique, (post) colonialism in Central and Eastern Europe, among others.