Kristina Rakinić

PhD student

Kristina Rakinić is a PhD student at the Faculty of Social Sciences (University of Ljubljana). She is enrolled in the doctoral program Social Sciences Methodology. She is doing her doctoral dissertation under the mentorship of assoc. prof. Bojana Lobe (UL FDV) and co-mentorship of assoc. professor Laura Vandenbosch (KU Leuven). In the past, she was employed at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, where she researched the perceived safety of collaborative robots. She was also employed at the National Examination Center, where she researched the effects of distance education in the time of Covid-19. She also participates in various interdisciplinary projects.


  • Mix methods
  • Research of children and adolescents
  • Research of technology effects on the well-being of individuals
  • Interdisciplinary research


  • PhD in Social Sciences Methodology, 2021 – present

    University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  • MSc in Psychology, 2018–2020

    University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  • BSc in Psychology, 2015–2018

    University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)