The many faces of GESIS


Dr. Danica Radovanović serves as a senior researcher and service manager to the Guides to Digital Behavioral Data at the Digital Society Observatory team. Previously, she was the expert on COP (Child Online Protection) at the United Nations' (UN) ITU (International Telecommunication Union) agency, and she is the NURTURE project associate at the University of Oslo. Danica has worked for the UN of the FAO, and on digital inclusion in Global South projects and research at the Basic Internet Foundation, Norway.

She is a PhD Chevening Scholar, Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford), and a doctorate graduate from the Faculty of Technical Sciences (University of Novi Sad). Her work focuses on societal and technological aspects and impacts of digital transformation and technology on the society, digital literacy, education and AI, and online safety for children and youth.

Danica is the author and editor of the Springer book Digital Literacy and Inclusion: stories, platforms, communities, 2024.

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Journal article

Mahrishi, Mehul, Asad Abbas, Danica Radovanović, and Samira Hosseini. 2024. "Emerging Dynamics of ChatGPT in Academia: A Scoping Review ." Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice 21 (1). doi:

Martín-Núñez, José Luis, Anil Yasin Ar, Rodrigo Pérez Fernández, Asad Abbas, and Danica Radovanović. 2023. "Does intrinsic motivation mediate perceived artificial intelligence (AI) learning and computational thinking of students during the COVID-19 pandemic?" Computers and Education: Artificial Intelligence 4 100128. doi:

Holst, Christine, Ghislain Maurice Norbert Isabwe, Felix Sukums, Helena Ngowi, Flora Kajuna, Danica Radovanović, Wisam Mansour, Elibariki Mwakapeje, Peter Cardellichio, Bernard Ngowi, Josef Noll, and Andrea Sylvia Winkler. 2021. "Development of Digital Health Messages for Rural Populations in Tanzania: Multi- and Interdisciplinary Approach." JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 9 (9,9). doi:

Radovanović, Danica, Christine Holst, Sarbani Banerjee Belur, Ritu Srivastava, Georges Vivien Houngbonon, Erwan Le Quentrec, Josephine Miliza, Andrea S Winkler, and Josef Noll. 2020. " Digital literacy key performance indicators for sustainable development." Social Inclusion (8,2): 151-167. doi:

Holst, Christine, Felix Sukums, Danica Radovanović, Bernard Ngowi, Josef Noll, and Andrea Sylvia Winkler. 2020. "Sub-Saharan Africa—the new breeding ground for global digital health." The Lancet Digital Health 2 e160-e162. doi:

Noll, Josef, Sudhir Dixit, Danica Radovanović, Maghsoud Morshedi, Christine Holst, and Andrea S Winkler. 2018. "5G network slicing for digital inclusion." 2018 10th International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS) 191-197. doi:

Dadzie, Aba-Sah, Daniel Preoţiuc-Pietro, Danica Radovanović, Amparo E. Cano Basave, and Katrin Weller. 2016. "#Microposts2016 : making sense of microposts: big things come in small packages: proceedings of the 6th Workshop on 'Making Sense of Microposts' co-located with the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016) Montréal, Canada, April 11, 2016."

Weller, Katrin, Aba-Sah Dadzie, and Danica Radovanović. 2016. "Making Sense of Microposts (#Microposts2016) Computational Social Science Track." CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1691 29-32.

Radovanović, Danica, Katrin Weller, and Aba-Sah Dadzie. 2015. " Making Sense of Microposts (#Microposts2015) Social Sciences Track." Proceedings of the the 5th Workshop on Making Sense of Microposts 29-31.

Radovanović, Danica, Bernie Hogan, and Danijela Lalić. 2015. "Overcoming digital divides in higher education: Digital literacy beyond Facebook." New Media & Society (17, 10). doi:

Radovanović, Danica. 2012. "Going Mobile." Index on Censorship (41, 4). doi:

Radovanović, Danica, and Massimo Ragnedda. 2012. "Small talk in the digital age: Making sense of phatic posts." 2nd Workshop on Making Sense of Microposts, Lyon (France), 16-20 April 2012 10-13.

Chapter in an edited book

Radovanović, Danica. 2024. "Rethinking Digital Literacy." In Digital Literacy and Inclusion., edited by Danica Radovanović, 1-12. Cham: Springer. doi:

Abbas, Asad, Talia Gonzalez-Cacho, Danica Radovanović, Ahsan Ali, and Guillermina Benavides Rincón. 2024. "Students’ Use of Social Media and Critical Thinking: The Mediating Effect of Engagement." In Digital Literacy and Inclusion., edited by Danica Radovanović, 99-112. Cham: Springer. doi:

Abbas, Asad, Hussein Haruna, Anil Yasin Ar, and Danica Radovanović. 2023. "Understanding the Mediating Role of Peers' Feedback on Team-Based Learning and Career Planning Skills." In Higher Education for the Sustainable Development Goals: Bridging the Global North and South, 181-194. Emerald Publishing.

Radovanović, Danica, Georges Vivien Houngbonon, Erwan Le Quentrec, Ghislain Maurice Norbert Isabwe, and Josef Noll. 2020. "Digital Infrastructure Enabling Platforms for Health Information and Education in the Global South." In Digital Inequalities in the Global South, 199-222. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:

Radovanović, Danica. 2013. " The Internet and digital divide in South Eastern Europe: Connectivity does not end the digital divide, skills do." In The Digital Divide: The Internet and Social Inequality in International Perspective , 165-177. London: Routledge.


Radovanović, Danica. 2024. Digital Literacy and Inclusion: Stories, Platforms, Communities. 1st. Cham: Springer. doi: