Marko Dizdar was born in Vinkovci in 1971. He graduated at the Department of Archeology at the Faculty of Humanities in Zagreb, where he received his doctorate in 2004. Until 2000, he was employed at the Municipal Museum Vinkovci, and then at the Institute of Archeology. From 2016 to 2021, he was the project leader of the research project of the Croatian Science Foundation Iron Age Female Identities in the southern part of the Carpathian Basin (FEMINE). He is the co-leader of the international scientific bilateral project 2014-2015 Roman conquest of the area between the Eastern Alps and the Danube, which was carried out in cooperation with the National Museum of Slovenia.He is the leader of a systematic research of the La Tène culture cemetery in Zvonimirovo and a series of trial and rescue excavation of prehistoric sites. He occasionally participates in teaching the course Laten Culture in Northern Croatia at the graduate study as well as the doctoral study of the Department of Archaeology at the Faculty of Humanities in Zagreb. He is the editor of several proceeding volumes and is a member of the editorial board of several journals. He has participated in the organization of international scientific conferences and has so far co-authored several exhibitions and permanent museum exhibitions. During several occasions he studied at the Romisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum in Mainz. He is a member of the Croatian Archaeological Society and the European Association of Archaeology.Scientific research is focused on the study of the Iron Age in the southern part of the Carpathian Basin and in the southern part of the eastern Adriatic coast. Interdisciplinary research covers various aspects of protohistorical identities as well as the social structure of communities, studying networks of cultural contacts and technological transfers that marked the recognized civilizational progress achieved during the Iron Age.