Dr. Ilona Michailovič
Senior Research Fellow in the scientific research project funded by the Research Council of Lithuania “Stalking and Its Relation to Domestic Violence: Perception, Prevalence and Response in Lithuania” (PERARA). Research Council of Lithuania (LMTLT), Contract No. S-GEV-21-4.
Victimology and criminal law, gender-based violence, domestic violence, restorative justice and mediation.
International scientific profiles:
Principal publications (from 2018):
Michailovič, I., Vaičiūnienė, R., Justickaja, S., Viršilas, V. (2022), Challenges to an Individualized Approach Toward Batterers Intervention Programs in the Context of Coordinated Community Response to the Intimate Partner Violence in Lithuania. Journal of Family Violence. Vol. 37(8).
Michailovič, I., Justickaja, S., Vaičiūnienė, R., Banach-Gutierrez, J.B. (2022), Domestic Violence Against Women in Lithuania and Poland: Seeking Adequate Protection of Victims. Limantė, A., Pūraitė-Andrikienė, D. (eds) Legal Protection of Vulnerable Groups in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland. European Union and its Neighbours in a Globalized World, vol 8. Springer, Cham. Online ISBN978-3-031-06998-7.
Michailovič, I. (2022), Possibilities of mediation in domestic violence cases in Lithuania. Along with the Constitution. Ed. by B. Sudavičius. Vilnius: Vilnius University press. ISBN 978-609-07-0792-0 ISBN 978-609-07-0793-7 (online version), p. 220-236.
Laurinaitytė, I., Michailovič, I., Jarutienė, L. (2022), Dealing with stalking cases in Lithuania: The role of public perceptions and legal response. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, p. 1–17.
Laurinaitytė I., Michailovič I., Jarutienė L., Zokaitė J. (2022), Peculiarities of criminalization of stalking and court practice in Lithuania. Kriminologijos studijos, 9, p. 77-99. doi: 10.15388/CrimLithuan.2021.9.3.
Michailovič, I., Justickaja, S., Vaičiūnienė, R., Viršilas, V. (2021), Recommendations for improving work with persons who used domestic violence. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių mokslų centro Teisės institutas, ISBN 978-609-96239-4-8 (online).
Laurinaitytė I., Michailovič I. (2020), Stalking Perception, Victimization, and Anti‐Stalking Response in the Lithuanian Context. Heng Choon (Oliver) Chan, Lorraine L. Sheridan. (Eds.). Psycho-Criminological Approaches to Stalking Behavior: An International Perspective. Wiley publishing, p. 161-174. ISBN: 978-1-119-56541-3.
Michailovič I. (2019), Victimology of victims' rights in the 21st century. Towards the rule of law . Ed. by Sudavičius B. Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, ISBN 978-609-468-194-3. ISBN 978-609-468-193-6 (online edition), p. 181-194.
2021-2022, Project “Stalking and Its Relation to Domestic Violence: Perception, Prevalence and Response in Lithuania” (PERARA). Research Council of Lithuania (LMTLT), Contract No. S-GEV-21-4. Budget: 100,000 Eur. Senior research fellow.
2020-2021, “Changes in Domestic Violent Behavior: Perspectives for Developing Work with Perpetrators at Institutional and Communal Levels” (SMEAK). Funding was allocated by the Research Council of Lithuania (LMTLT), Contract No. S-GEV-20-4. Project partner - Lithuanian Probation Service. Budget of the project – approximately 110,000 Euro. Project Leader.
2018-2019, “Towards the effective cooperation between police and other stakeholders: model for the identification, support and prevention of domestic violence” (“POSIB”). The project was funded by the Research Council of Lithuania (Contract No S-REP-18-5), which has allocated nearly EUR 70,000. Project Leader.
Other academic activities:
Since 2001 – Assistant, Associate Professor. Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Lithuania.
Since 2014 – Assoc. Prof. at the Gender Studies Centre of the Communication Faculty of Vilnius University.
Presentations at Conferences (from 2018):
2022, Michailovič I., Laurinaitytė I., Jarutienė L. Appropriate legal response to stalking in Lithuania: does criminalization help? 22nd Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology. Challenges and opportunities in a virtually and physically connected Europe: the need for criminology. Malaga, Spain, September 21-24, 2022.
2021, Liubovė Jarutienė, Ilona Laurinaitytė, Ilona Michailovič, Experiences of Stalking in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence. EUROCRIM 2021: E-conference 21st Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology Criminology in a time of pandemic, 8-10 September, 2021.
2021, Ilona Michailovič, Rūta Vaičiūnienė, Towards effective protection of domestic violence victims: the importance of batterer intervention programmes within the coordinated community response. EUROCRIM 2021: E-conference 21st Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology Criminology in a time of pandemic, 8-10 September, 2021.
Member of the Lithuanian Association of Criminologists.
Member of European Society of Criminology, member of Victimology Working Group and Restorative Justice Working Group.
Science Promotion (from 2018):
2022, Ilona Laurinaitytė, Ilona Michailovič. Victims of stalking need comprehensive assistance.
2020, Ilona Michailovič, Svetlana Justickaja, Rūta Vaičiūnienė, Vaidas Viršilas. Working with the people who used violence to change aggressive behavior is an integral part of helping victims of violence.
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