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PI Vladimir Jovanović (BA English, 1992, MA Linguistics, 1999, University of Belgrade, Ph.D. Philology, 2004, Faculty of Philosophy, Niš), full professor, president, Serbian Association for the Study of English. Research areas: morphology, pragmatics, contrastive linguistics, semantics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics, cognitive and generative linguistics. Number of citations: 130, H Index: 5, i-10 Index: 4 (Google Scholar, June 2022). WoS/Scopus citations and H Index: 0. 

Selected Papers

  • Jovanović, V. Ž. (2019). Structure and Meaning in Formulaic Language: Decomposing Animal-based Idiomatic Expressions in English and Serbian. In: Duda, B., Kiełtyka R., Konieczna E. (eds). Culture, Cognition, Discourse and Grammar: Cognitive Considerations on Formulaic Language. Berlin, New York: Peter Lang, 155-184 
  • Jovanović V. Ž. (2017). Formative Semantic Models of Adjective Compounds in English and Serbian, Voprosy Jazykoznanija (Topics in the study of language), Izdatel’stvo Nauka, Rossijskaja akademija nauk /Russian Academy of Sciences, No. 6: 42-64. 
  • Jovanović, V. Ž. (2014). Morphological Means оf Expressing Value Judgment in English and Serbian. In: Mišić-Ilić, B. & Lopičić V. (eds). Values across Cultures. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 213-231. 
  • Jovanović, V. Ž. (2013). The Lexical and Semantic Correspondence between English and Serbian Idiomatic Expressions, Zbornik Matice Srpske za Filologiju i Lingvistiku, 56(1): 165 – 180. 
  • Jovanović, V. Ž. (2013). On the Formation of Adjective Compounds: Adjectivization of Clausal Structures in English and Serbian. In: Daskalov, N. & Radev, R. (eds). Naučni dialozi. Veliko Tarnovo: VTU, 21 – 43. 


  1. Languages and Cultures in Time and Space (178002), Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Advancement project, 2010-2019. 
  2. Reforming Foreign Language Studies in Serbia, University of Belgrade, 511366-TEMPUS-1-2010-1-RS-TEMPUS-JPCR, The European Commission, 2010-2013. 
  3. The Romanies between the Serbs and Albanians in Bujanovac and Preševo (Political and Cultural Causes of Conflicts, Social Science Research Council, Washington, USA, 2000-2001. 
  4. Religious Life of Orthodox and Muslim Romanies in Western-Southeast Serbia, Open Society Foundation, 1999. 
  5. Forms of Address as a Sociolinguistic Phenomenon in the Serbian Society, Open Society Foundation, 1996-1997. 
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