Professors in power

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By Center for Investigative Reporting

BiH has been unable to pass a unified law on higher education. It is not as if lawmakers don’t understand the problem. Academics are well represented in the top political ranks of the country and of both entities. Following is a list of professors and teaching assistants in powerful positions:

Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH: Azra Hadžiahmetović, Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo; Sead Avdić, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tuzla; Tihomir Gligorić, Marketing & Management College Novi Sad; Petar Kunić, Faculty of Law, University of Banja Luka; Nikola Špirić, Faculty of Economics, University of Banja Luka; Zlatko Lagumdžija, Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo; Nijaz Duraković, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Sarajevo.

Members of the Parliament of FBiH: Sead Delić, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tuzla; Mirzeta Hadžić Suljkić, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, University of Tuzla; Izudin Kešetović, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Tuzla; Milenko Brkić, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo; Mile Lasić, Faculty of Law, University of Mostar; Edhem Muftić, Faculty of Law, University of Tuzla; Azra Alajbegović, Medical Faculty, University of Sarajevo; Enes Duvnjaković, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Tuzla.

Members of the National Assembly of RS: Gordana Đurić, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Banja Luka; Igor Radojičić, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Banja Luka.

Ministers in the Council of Ministers of BiH: Mladen Ivanić, Faculty of Economics, University of Banja Luka; Jusuf Kumalić, Faculty of Economics, University of Bihać; Branko Dokić, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Banja Luka; Safet Halilović, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Sarajevo.

Ministers in Government of FBiH: Izet Žigić, Faculty of Geology and Mining, University of Tuzla; Nedžad Branković, Faculty of Transportation and Communications, University of Sarajevo; Vjekoslav Mandić, Medical Faculty, University of Sarajevo; Zijad Pašić, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Sarajevo.

Ministers in Government of RS: Miladin Gligorić, Faculty of Technology, University of East Sarajevo.