Head of the sub-department:

Vedrana Živković Zebec, Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

Members of the sub-department:

Gordana Lesinger, Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Name and surname

Gordana Lesinger, Ph.D.


Associate Professor



Office Nr.


Research Interests

communication, media and journalism, public relations


Gordana Lesinger is an associate professor at the Faculty of Educational Sciences. She was born in Osijek, where she completed primary and secondary school. She graduated in journalism at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Zagreb, and in 2016 she received the academic title of Doctor of Science at the doctoral school "Communications" of the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek. Her area of scientific interest is communication, mass media, public relations and professional ethics in journalism. She was additionally educated in the field of public relations and communication at domestic and European courses and schools. NATO (CICA) Communication School (2004-2006). The Dutch Royal Academy "Government Communication" (2004) and the London School of Public Relations (2002). She started working during her studies in 1997 and has been involved in journalism and public relations throughout her working life. She participated in numerous projects and conferences, and published three books and many works in the field of media and communications.

List of publications (link to CROSBI)

CROSBI Gordana Lesinger

Valentina Majdenić, Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Mirta Bijuković Maršić, Senior Lecturer