Nikica Mihaljević, Ph.D. is full professor of literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split. She has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split since 2015. She graduated with MA in English language and literature and Italian language and literature, has a MS degree in literature and PhD in comparative literature. She is Associate Professor at the Department of Italian Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split. Prof. Mihaljević has published seven books (Dvojnik i njegova želja: Arturo Graf i Luigi Pirandello, Split, Redak, 2010; La luna nell’acqua. La metamorfosi nel racconto fantastico tra Italia e Croazia, Macerata, EUM, 2012; (with Todorović, D.) Evoluzione pericolosa. Studi sul rapporto madre-figlia nella letteratura italiana, Split, Filozofski fakultet u Splitu, 2016; (coedited with Toppan, L.) «Dire il dolore». Scrittori e poeti italiani interpreti dell’esperienza umana :itinerari tra XVI e XXI secolo, Nancy, Éditions de Chemins de tr@verse, 2016; (ed.), Gender In(Equality): Literary, Linguistic, and Artistic Responses to Gendered Dominance, Warsaw, IRF Press, 2017; (with Carić, S.) “The centre cannot hold”: Quattro scrittrici migranti interpretano i malanni moderni, Split, Filozofski fakultet u Splitu, 2018; (coedited with Jurišić, S. – Marić, A. – Dalmatin, K.), and La città italiana come spazio letterario nel contesto mediterraneo (1990-2015), Firenze, Franco Cesati, 2018.).
Prof. Mihaljević has held lectures at various universities in Europe and was visiting professor at the University of Macerata, Italy in 2017/2018. Her major research interests include the 19th and 20th centuries as well as contemporary Italian literature, women’s writing, migration literature, ecocriticism, and comparative literature studies. Since 2016 she has been a member of the Editorial Board of Mogućnosti, journal of literature.