Dr. Aleksandar Grizhev was born on November 13, 1978 in Kavadarci, where he completed primary and secondary education. He holds a master's degree in psychology and a doctorate in sociology. In 2018, he was elected as an assistant professor in the scientific area: Social Sciences, scientific field: Sociology: Sociology of Politics, Sociology of Religion and Sociology of Law and Criminology. He is married and the father of 1 child. He is Macedonian by nationality.
Department for Social Sciences
Professor in the Department for social sciences, Major
2001 Bachelor: Military Academy “General Mihailo Apostolski” – Skopje (valedictorian)
2011 Master in psychology: Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of philosophy, Institute of psychology
2014 Doctoral studies: Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Institute for social, judicial and political research, Skopje
2018 Command and Staff College: US Marine Corps University, Quantico, VA, USA
Training and development
2005 MLTC Budapest, Hungary: Military terminology in German language.
2008 NATO School Oberammergau, Germany: ISAF HQ Augmentee pre-deployment course.
2008 NATO School Oberammergau, Germany: NATO European Security Cooperation Course.
2008 George Marshall Center for Security Studies, Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany: Language preparation course for Advanced Security Studies (German language).
2010 PfP Training Center, Ankara, Turkey: UN Military Observers Course.
2011 Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, USA: Civil military responses to terrorism.
2012 Fort Huachuca, Arizona, USA: Military Intelligence Captain’s Career Course.
2015 DIA (Defense Intelligence Agency), Washington DC, USA: Combined Strategic Intelligence Program (Intelligence Support to Multinational Operations & Intelligence Analyst)
2017 PSOTC, BiH: NATO CIMIC Operations.
2019 OSCE & Austrian Armed Forces, Vienna: (HEAT) Hostile Environment Awareness Training.
2021 ESDC (European Security and Defense College): EU Common Security and Defense Policy.
2021 RACVIAC & NCGM, Croatia: Gender Training of Trainers Course .
2022 NATO DEEP ADL: NATO e-Instructor Certification Course.
Membership in pro-scientific associations
2020 American Psychological Association (APA)
2021 American Sociological Association (ASA)
2020-2025 Working group for coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of the Second NAP for implementation of the UN Resolution 1325 "Women, Peace and Security"
Has certified knowledge in information technologies and actively uses all office applications.
2001-2006 General Staff
2006 Liaison Officer in the Civil-Military Directorate of Multi National Forces Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom)
2006-2010 Center for Electronic Reconnaissance
2010-2019 Military Service for Security and Intelligence
2012 Intelligence Officer, NATO ISAF HQ, Kabul, Afghanistan
2018 Assistant Professor, Military Academy
2019-2021 Monitoring Officer, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine
Published one book and more than 30 scientific, professional and applied papers in the country and abroad.