Danijela Dolenec is Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb. She holds an MSc from the LSE and a doctorate from the ETH Zurich. Her primary research interest lies in the democratisation trajectories and the political economy of post-communist countries, with particular focus on issues of deepening democracy, commons-based governance principles and developmental models that ensure environmental sustainability. She is the founder and member of Group 22, a green-left think-tank based in Zagreb. Some of Danijela's recent publications include: Democratic Institutions and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Europe (ECPR Press, 2013); 'Why power is not a peripheral concern: Exploring the relationship between inequality and sustainability' (2014, with Domazet and Ančić) and 'Exploring commons theory for principles of a socialist governmentality', Review of Radical Political Economics 48.1. (forthcoming in 2016, with M. Žitko).