Siniša Malešević, MRIA, MAE (born 5 April 1969 in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina) is an Irish scholar who is Full Professor/Chair of Sociology at the University College, Dublin, Ireland. He is also a Senior Fellow and Associate Researcher at Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (CNAM), Paris, France.
- 1988 New Bern High School, North Carolina, USA
- 1993 University of Zagreb, Croatia (BA in sociology)
- 1995 Lancaster University, UK and CEU, Prague, Czech Republic (MA in sociology and politics)
- 1996 Central European University, Prague, Czech Republic (diploma in nationalism studies)
- 1999 University College, Cork, Ireland (PhD in sociology)
Malesevic's research interests include comparative-historical and theoretical study of ethnicity, nation-states, nationalism, empires ,ideology, war, violence and sociological theory. He is author of nine and editor of eight books and volumes including influential monographs Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State (2002), The Sociology of Ethnicity (2004), Identity as Ideology (2006) The Sociology of War and Violence (2010), Nation-States and Nationalisms (2013), The Rise of Organised Brutality (2017) and Grounded Nationalisms (2019). The Rise of Organised Brutality is a recipient of the 2018 outstanding book award from the American Sociological Association's Peace, War and Social Conflict Section  and 'Grounded Nationalisms' was a runner up (honorable mention) in 2020 Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research . Malesevic has also authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has given more than 120 invited talks all over the world . His work has been translated into numerous languages including Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, French, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, and Russian. Previously he held research and teaching appointments at the Institute for International Relations (Zagreb), the Centre for the Study of Nationalism, CEU (Prague)- where he worked with late Ernest Gellner -, and at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He also held visiting professorships and fellowships at Université Libre de Bruxelles (Eric Remacle Chair in Conflict and Peace Studies), the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, the London School of Economics, Uppsala University, and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Amsterdam. In March 2010 he was elected a Member of the Royal Irish Academy , in December 2012 he was elected associated member of Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina  and in August 2014 he was elected a Member of Academia Europaea . In 2017, he has signed the Declaration on the Common Language of the Croats, Serbs, Bosniaks and Montenegrins.
- (2002). Ideology after Poststructuralism. London: Pluto (co-edited with I. Mackenzie).
- (2002). Making Sense of Collectivity: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalization. London: Pluto (co-edited with M. Haugaard).
- (2002). Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State: Yugoslavia, Serbia and Croatia. London: Routledge (reprinted in 2008 and 2016 paperback edition; Serbian translation 2004).
- (2004). The Sociology of Ethnicity. London: Sage (Serbian translation 2009; Persian translation 2011 and 2012; Turkish translation 2019; Indonesian translation in preparation).
- (2006). Identity as Ideology: Understanding Ethnicity and Nationalism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (Persian translation 2017).
- (2007). Ernest Gellner and Contemporary Social Thought. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (co-edited with M. Haugaard).
- (2010). The Sociology of War and Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (reprinted in 2012; Croatian translation 2011; Turkish translation 2018; Chinese translation forthcoming in 2021; Persian translation forthcoming in 2021; Arabic translation forthcoming in 2021; German and Polish translations in preparation).
- (2011). Sociological Theory and Warfare. Stockholm: Forsvarshogskolan (Spanish translation with Prohistoria, Argentina 2015).
- (2013). Nationalism and War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (co-edited with J.A. Hall).
- (2013). Nation-States and Nationalisms: Organisation, Ideology and Solidarity. Cambridge: Polity (Croatian translation 2017, Persian translation forthcoming in 2021).
- (2015). Ernest Gellner and Historical Sociology, Guest Editor of Thesis Eleven special issue. London: Sage. (http://the.sagepub.com/content/128/1.toc)
- (2017). Empires and Nation-States: Beyond the Dichotomy, Guest Editor of Thesis Eleven special issue. London: Sage. (http://journals.sagepub.com/toc/thea/139/1)
- (2017). The Rise of Organised Brutality: A Historical Sociology of Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Spanish translation published with PUV, Valencia in 2020).
- (2019). The Sociology of Randall Collins, Guest Co-Editor with S. Loyal of Thesis Eleven special issue. London: Sage. (https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/thea/154/1)
- (2019). Grounded Nationalisms: A Sociological Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Croatian translation forthcoming in 2021).
- (2021). Classical Sociological Theory. London: Sage (with S. Loyal).
- (2021). Contemporary Sociological Theory. London: Sage (with S. Loyal) (Persian translation in preparation).
- Signatories of the Declaration on the Common Language, official website, retrieved on 2018-08-16.