Croatian ethnographer Olga Supek was born in Paris on January 3, 1949. She graduated with a degree in ethnography and sociology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Zagreb in 1973 and earned her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology at the University of Michigan in 1982. She worked at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb (1976-1988) and the Department of Ethnography at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Zagreb (1988-1991). From 1991 to 2008, she lectured on cultural anthropology at the University of Texas, where from 1999 until 2006 she was the head of the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center. Since 2009, she has taught ethnography and cultural anthropology at the University of Zadar. She is the daughter of renowned Croatian sociologist Rudi Supek, and one of his legitimate heirs. When arranging the Rudi Supek Personal Papers in the Croatian State Archives, and during the preparation of the collection’s analytical inventory, she helped to identify the persons in the photographs.
- Zagreb, Croatia
- Mihaljević, Josip
Bosnar, Marijan. 2010. Osobni arhivski fond Rudi Supek: analitički inventar (Rudi Supek personal archival fund: analytical inventory). Zagreb: Hrvatski državni arhiv.
Bosnar, Marijan , interview by Mihaljević, Josip, July 18, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection