SIT Graduate Institute

Brattleboro, VT | Washington, DC

Aleksandra Nesic

Adjunct Faculty
International Education (on campus)
International Education (low residency)


PhD, Nova Southeastern University
MA, SIT Graduate Institute
BA, University of Florida

Aleksandra Nesic

Dr. Aleksandra Nesic currently lectures at Florida State University’s International Affairs Department and serves as an intercultural education specialist at FSU’s Center for Global Engagement. Dr. Nesic works with international students, scholars, and faculty from over 100 countries and implements intercultural, interfaith, and conflict transformation programs and learning assessment projects. Her research areas include political violence, revolutionary social movements, psycho-cultural and ethnic-identity conflicts, and state building, with a special focus on the Middle East / North Africa and the Balkans / East-Central Europe regions. Dr. Nesic is a partner and co-founder of Valka-Mir, LLC, and is an active member of several international organizations focused on conflict resolution, intercultural communication, and peace education. She holds a PhD in international conflict analysis and resolution from Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Studies; a master’s degree in international education from SIT Graduate Institute (formerly the School of International Training); and a bachelor of science degree in psychology from the University of Florida.