Sunjic, Melita, b. Zagreb (Croatia), Dec. 1, 1955, political scientist. Studied in Vienna, then was employed by the newspaper "Wiener Zeitung" as editor and department head; since 1993 head of the department of public relations of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Lecturer in journalism and political science at the University of Vienna. Awarded the Bruno Kreisky Prize in 1995 for her book "Echte Österreicher".
Other Publications: Woher der Haß?, 1992; Flucht nach Österreich, 2001 (co-editor).