Višeslav Raos is a researcher within the Western Balkans at the Crossroads project. Višeslav was born in Zagreb in 1986 and went to school in Zagreb, Vienna, Tehran, and Pretoria. He is an Associate Professor of Comparative Politics at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb. He received his Mag. phil. degree in Political Science from the University of Vienna in 2008 and his PhD in Comparative Politics from the University of Zagreb in 2014. He has received training in social science data analysis at the University of Essex in 2015. He has provided expert coding on Croatia for the Varieties of Democracy project and the Bertelsmann Transformation Index. He teaches courses on comparative politics, electoral systems, and the political system of Bosnia and Herzegovina.