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Qualifications

BA (Hons) European Business & Diplom-Betriebswirt, Dublin City University, Ireland & ESB Reutlingen, Germany (1997-2001); Erasmus exchange with the Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy (01/2000 – 07/2000);
BA (Hons) Open University History and Politics, Open University, UK;
MSc (Econ) Politics of the European Union (with Research Training), University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK (September 2001 – September 2002): Part one – Distinction;
PhD International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK (September 2002 – Viva passed on 28/06/2006); Research stay at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium (01/03/2004 – 15/08/2004) with UACES research scholarship;
Marie Curie Senior Research Fellowship, European University Institute, Florence, Italy (01/10/2010 – 30/09/2012): awarded score of 98.5% (top 1% of all applications to the European Commission).

About

Prof. Dr. Christian Kaunert is Chair of Policing and Security, as well as Director of the International Centre for Policing and Security at the University of South Wales. He is also the Leader of the Cognate Research Group on Policing and Security at the University of South Wales. Previously, he served as an Academic Director and Professor at the Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a Professor of International Politics, Head of Discipline in Politics, and the Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice, a Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence, at the University of Dundee. Prof Kaunert has researched and taught in many international universities, such as University of Shandong, Jinan, China, IBEI Barcelona, Spain, Diplomatic Academy Yerevan, Armenia – United Nations Development Mission, University of Cairo, Egypt, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy, Ecole nationale d’administration Paris, European Institute of Public Administration Maastricht, Netherlands, European Studies Institute (ESI) at Moscow, University of Porto, Portugal, etc. He was previously Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee, Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow at the European University Institute Florence, and Senior Lecturer in EU Politics & International Relations, University of Salford. He has been awarded with a prestigious Jean Monnet Chair in EU Justice and Home Affairs Policy and EU Counter-Terrorism (in July 2013, and again, in July 2017), and received a prestigious Marie Curie Career Integration Grant (from 2012-2016), the latter held at the University of Dundee. He has also previously been the Editor of the Journal of Contemporary European Research (JCER), on the Executive Committee member of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES), and an Expert for the European Parliament. He is also on the editorial board of the journal European Politics and Society (EPS) and the Journal of European Integration (JEI). His successful application for a Marie Curie Senior research fellowship at the EUI was ranked in the top 1% of all applications received (98.5% as total score). Prof. Kaunert holds a PhD in International Politics & an MSc in European Politics from the University of Wales Aberystwyth, a BA (Hons) European Business from Dublin City University, ESB Reutlingen and a BA (Hons) Open University.

His research has a clear focus on Policing and International Security, especially in the area of EU Counter-Terrorism, including its external dimension, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism, and International Relations more generally. He is the author of several articles on EU counter-terrorism, EU asylum and migration, EU Justice and Home Affairs and wider global security matters. His articles have appeared in journals, such as European Security, Journal of European Integration, Journal of European Public Policy, Terrorism and Political Violence, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Intelligence and National Security, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, European Political Science, and the Cambridge Review of International Affairs, amongst many others. His monograph ‘European Internal Security: towards supranational governance’ has been published with Manchester University Press (2010), while a second book with Dr Kamil Zwolski on the ‘EU as a Global Security Actor’ has been published with Palgrave (2013).

His experience as supervisor is directly reflected by the organization of numerous PhD Summer Schools, twelve international conferences, member of fourteen conference panels, participation in ninety two conferences as a guest speaker, supervision of about eighty Master theses, supervisor of twelve completed PhD theses and several ongoing PhD theses; five postdocs have been supervised successfully at the time of writing. He has frequently commented for UK and international media (Al-Jazeera, USA Today) on terrorism issues.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
• Policing, Criminal Justice, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism
• European Security: EU Justice and Home Affairs, or the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice;
• European Union Politics and European Foreign Policy;
• International Relations Theory and International & Supranational Organisations;
• Asylum, Migration, and Borders;
Supervision:

I can supervise students interested in the following topics: Policing and security, terrorism and counter-terrorism; international security; European Union and wider European security; refugees and migration; international relations;

I have successfully supervised the following PhD students:
Dr Kamil Zwolski (Viva passed 2011): ‘The Role of the EU as an International Security Actor’ (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard); External Examiner: Prof. Richard Whitman, University of Bath;
Dr Hailong Li (2009): ‘EU-US Transatlantic Relations’ (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard);
Dr Sergei Mudrov (Viva passed 2012): ‘The Role of Churches and Religion in European Integration’ (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard); External Examiner: Dr Lucian Leustan, Aston University;
Dr Alexander MacKenzie (Viva passed 2012): ‘The External Dimension of the EU Counter-terrorism Policy’ (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard); External Examiner: Dr Oldrich Bures, Metropolitan University Prague;
Dr Stephen Rozee (Viva passed 2013): ‘The European Union as a Comprehensive Actor in Policing’ (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard); External Examiner Prof John Occhipinti, Canisius College, Buffalo;
Dr Ulrike Hoffmann (Viva passed 2013): ‘The Influence of Pro-Migrant Groups within the Shaping Process of the EU Asylum and Migration Policy’ (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard); External Examiner Dr James Hampshire, University of Sussex
Dr Edwin Edzeokafor (Viva passed 2014): West Africa and securitization theory (supervised with Dr. Cameron Ross); External Examiner Dr Georgios Karyotis, University of Glasgow.
Dr. Briony Callander (Viva passed October 2015): The Role of the EU in Aviation Security (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard); External Examiner Dr Javier Argomaniz, University of St Andrews.
Dr Ikrom Yakubov (Viva passed 2017): Terrorism, Securitization and Intelligence in Europe and the USA (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard); External Examiner Dr Jonathan Colman, UCLAN, UK.
Dr Nikolaos Nikolakakis (Viva passed 2017): EU and the European Left Parties (supervised with Dr. Richard Dunphy); External Examiner Dr Luke March, University of Edinburgh, UK.
Dr Eric Halford (Viva passed 2017): Geographical Profiling Within Volume Crime and its Potential for Everyday Use within UK Policing (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard);
The following PhD student has completed his PhD with submission:
Fikret Sendil (PhD submission 2017): The EU as a Security Actor in the Cyprus Conflict (supervised with Dr. Sarah Leonard); External Examiner Prof Dr Erol Kaymak, Eastern Mediterranean University Cyprus.

Experience

Full-Time Appointments in Academia:
(1) Teaching Staff (part-time) International Politics & Assistant Warden, University of Wales Aberystwyth, UK (01/01/02 – 31/08/05);
(2) Lecturer in European Politics, University of Wales Aberystwyth, UK (01/09/05 – 31/08/06);
(3) Lecturer in International Relations and European Foreign Policy, Universiteit Maastricht, the Netherlands (01/09/06 – 31/12/06);
(4) Lecturer in EU Politics and International Relations, University of Salford, UK (01/01/2007 – 30/06/2011);
(5) Senior Lecturer in EU Politics and International Relations, University of Salford, UK (01/07/2011 – 30/09/2012);
(6) Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, (01/10/2010- 30/09/2012); funding awarded: € 165,739.40 (top 1% of all applications made).
(7) Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Politics, University of Dundee, UK (01/10/2012 – 31/12/2013)
(8) Professor of International Politics, University of Dundee, UK (01/01/2014 – 09/2016)
(9) Professor of Political Science & Academic Director, Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels (09/2016 – 12/2017)

Visiting Appointments in Academia:
(1) Invited Visiting Professor: University of Shandong, Jinan, China (November 2007);
(2) Research Fellow/Professor: IBEI Barcelona, Spain (01/02/2010 – 30/09/2010);
(3) Invited Visiting Professor: Diplomatic Academy Yerevan, Armenia – United Nations Development Mission (UNDP) (April/May 2011);
(4) Invited Visiting Professor: University of Cairo, Egypt (October/November 2011);
(5) Visiting Research Fellow/Professor: Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy (01/05/2012 – 31/07/2012).
(6) Invited Visiting Professor: Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA) Paris, France (April 2013)
(7) Invited Visiting Professor: European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) Maastricht, Netherlands – (October 2013)
(8) Invited Visiting Professor: European Studies Institute (ESI) at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) (MGIMO), in collaboration with the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium), Moscow, Russia (November 2013)
(9) Invited Visiting Professor: University of Porto, Portugal (May 2014)
(10) Invited Visiting Professor: Universidad de Antioquia Medellin, Universidad de La Sabana Bogota, and Universidad Santiago de Cali, Colombia (August & September 2014)
(11) Invited Visiting Professor: University of Cairo, Egypt (November 2014);
(12) Research Fellow/Professor: United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM), Barcelona, Spain (01/04/2015 – 31/08/2015);
(13) Invited Visiting Professor: University of Tunis, Tunisia (October 2015);
(14) Invited Visiting Professor: University of Cairo, Egypt (November/December 2015);
(15) Invited Visiting Professor: University of Berkeley, California, USA (December 2016);
(16) Invited Visiting Professor: Charles University of Prague & Metropolitan University of Prague, Czechia, Feb. 2017);
(17) Invited Visiting Professor: ESB Reutlingen, Germany (March 2017);

Non-Academic Work Experience:
(1) Marketing, Ceric France, Paris: 01/06/1998 – 31/07/1998;
(2) Development Finance, Economic Development Bank for Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico: 01/08/1998 – 30/09/1998;
(3) Corporate Finance and Consulting, Deloitte & Touche Dublin, Ireland: 01/04/1999 – 31/08/1999;
(4) Consulting, Plaut Strategy Consulting, Munich, Germany: 15/06/2000 – 31/08/2000.

Responsibilities

Director (with J. Occhipinti) of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA), special section on the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (from 01/10/2012): Responsibilities: creation of the new special section on the AFSJ; leadership and direction; chairing of the committee meetings; participation in consultation and deliberation processes; attendance at all meetings of the relevant committee(s); contribution to ongoing improvement in relations between the Association and the practitioner communities; development of initiatives (funding; biannual conferences; creation of the European Journal of Internal Security (EJIS); summer schools; etc.).

Academic Council of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) (from 01/05/2015): Responsibilities: participation in consultation and deliberation processes; attendance at all meetings of the relevant committee(s); contribution to ongoing improvement in relations between the Association and the practitioner communities; development of initiatives (research funding; biannual conferences; summer schools; etc.).

Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice (EISJ), a Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence, University of Dundee (2014-2016): Responsibilities: creation of the new interdisciplinary cross-college research institute (natural science, humanities and social sciences) on the EU’s Security and Justice; leadership and direction; chairing of the committee meetings; participation in consultation and deliberation processes; attendance at all meetings of the relevant committee(s); contribution to ongoing interdisciplinary research between the natural sciences, humanities and social sciences; development of initiatives (funding; conferences; research seminar series, sandpit events, colloquium, etc).

Editor of the Book Series ‘European Security and Justice Critiques’ with Edward Elgar with Dr Leonard (2015 – present): The editors are responsible for publishing monographs, edited books and other book projects, chairing the Editorial Board, updating the book series website, promoting the book series, acquiring manuscripts, and completing associate administrative tasks.

Editor of the Journal of Contemporary European Research with Dr Leonard (2009-2012): The editors are responsible for publishing four journal issues per year, chairing the Editorial Board, maintaining the journal website, promoting the journal, and completing the associate administrative tasks.

Member of the Editorial Board of Perspectives on European Politics and Society since March 2013.
Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of European Integration since October 2016.

Elected Executive Committee Member of University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) (2009-2012): Responsibilities: attendance of the full committee meetings; participation in consultation and deliberation processes, as requested by the Officers and/or Executive Director; holding a particular Committee portfolio, or membership of a sub-committee of the Association; attendance at all meetings of the relevant sub-committee(s); contribution to ongoing improvement in relations between the Association and the practitioner communities, in keeping with the Association’s practitioner strategy; supporting measures accepted by the Committee when these are put before the AGM Undertaking the general responsibilities as a Trustee of the Association, as set out by the Charity Commission.

Deputy Director, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Manchester (January 2008 – September 2012) & Chair of the Research Funding Committee (January 2008 – September 2012): coordination of research activities, research projects, funding bids with the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University; Chair of the funding bids committee; development of Jean Monnet Centre Seminar Series.

Language Skills:
English: native level; German: native language; Spanish: fluent level; French: fluent level; Italian: fluent level; Dutch: good level; Romanian: good level; Arabic: basic Level; Russian: basic level.

Publications

Books:

Published:
2010: European Internal Security: Towards Supranational Governance in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice? (Manchester: Manchester University Press; Europe in Change Series), 270p.;
2011: Developing European Internal Security Policy: After the Stockholm Summit and the Lisbon Treaty, (with S. Leonard), (London: Routledge).
2012: European Homeland Security: Connecting Coincidence and Strategy (with S. Leonard and P. Pawlak), (London: Routledge; Contemporary Security Studies series);
2012: European Security Governance and the European Neighbourhood after the Lisbon Treaty, (with S. Leonard), (London: Routledge).
2013: The EU as a Global Security Actor – a comprehensive analysis beyond CFSP and JHA (with K. Zwolski), (Basingstoke: Palgrave; Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics), 265p.;
2013: European Security, Terrorism, and Intelligence (with S. Leonard), (Basingstoke: Palgrave; Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics series).
2014: Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the EU (with S. Leonard and J. Occhipinti), (London: Routledge).
2014: Supranational Governance of Europe’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (with S. Leonard and J. Occhipinti), (London: Routledge).
2015: Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East (with S. Leonard, L. Berger, and G. Johnson), (London: Routledge).
2015: EU Counterterrorism Policy and Intelligence Cooperation: A Critical Assessment (with J. Argomaniz and O. Bures), (London: Routledge).
2016: ‚Searching for a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice‘(with S. Leonard), (London: Routledge);

Under Contract:
forthcoming (under contract): The EU as a Global Counter-Terrorism Actor, (with A. MacKenzie and S. Leonard), (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar);
forthcoming (under contract): Refugees, Security and the European Union (with S. Leonard), (London: Routledge; Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies Series) 270p.
forthcoming (under contract): Agency Governance in European internal security – supranational transgovernmentalism? (with S. Leonard), (Basingstoke: Palgrave; Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics series);

Peer-Reviewed Special Journal Issues
2010: ‘Internal Security Policies in the European Union – After the Stockholm Programme: An Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the European Union?’ (with S. Leonard), European Security, Vol. 19, No. 2;
2011: European Security Governance after the Lisbon Treaty: Neighbours and New Actors in a Changing Security Environment (with S. Leonard), Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Vol. 12, No. 4;
2011: Developments in European Security (with M. O’Neill and S. Leonard), Journal of Contemporary European Research, Vol. 7, No. 4;
2012: European security and supranational governance after the Lisbon Treaty (with S. Leonard), Cooperation and Conflict, Vol. 47, No. 4;
2012: ‘Refugees in the European Union after the Treaty of Lisbon and the Stockholm Programme’’ (with S. Leonard), Refugee Survey Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 4.
2013: ‘Migration in the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice after the Treaty of Lisbon and the Stockholm Programme’ (with P. Cardwell and S. Leonard), International Migration, vol. 51, no.6.
2013: ‘Agency Governance in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’ (with S. Leonard and J. Occhipinti), Perspectives on European Politics and Society, vol. 14, no. 3;
2014: ‘Supranational Governance and the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice after the Stockholm Programme’ (with J. Occhipinti and S. Leonard), Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 27, no. 1;
2014: ‘After the Arab Spring: EU Asylum and Migration policy in flux’ (with S. Leonard), Comparative Migration Studies, vol. 2, no.2.
2014: ‘Rethinking Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East?’ (with S. Leonard, L. Berger, and G. Johnson), Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 27, no. 3;
2015: A Decade of EU Counterterrorism Policy and Intelligence Cooperation: A Critical Assessment’ (with J. Argomaniz and O. Bures) , Intelligence and National Security, vol. 30, no 2-3;
2016: ‚ Beyond Stockholm: In Search of a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice‘(with S. Leonard), European Politics and Society, vol. 17, no. 2;
2016: Virtual Special Issue on EU Asylum and Migration Policy, Journal of European Public Policy, http://explore.tandfonline.com.libproxy.dundee.ac.uk/page/pgas/rjpp-vsi-eu-asylum-and-migration-policy;

Peer-reviewed Articles
*2005: ‘The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: The Construction of a “European Public Order”’, European Security, vol. 14, no.4, pp. 459-83;
*2007: ‘“Without the Power of Purse or Sword”: The European Arrest Warrant and the Role of the Commission’, Journal of European Integration, vol. 29, no.4, pp. 387-404;
2009: ‘The European Union Simulation: From Problem-based Learning (PBL) to Student Interest’, European Political Science, vol.8, no.2, pp. 254-265;
2009: ‘Liberty versus Security?: EU Asylum Policy and the European Commission’, Journal of Contemporary European Research, vol. 5, no.2, pp. 148-170;
2009: ‘The Lisbon Treaty and the Constitutionalization of the EU’, Journal of Contemporary European Research, vol. 5, no.3, pp. 465-471;
2010: ‘The External Dimension of EU Counter-Terrorism Relations: Competences, Interests & Institutions’‘, Terrorism and Political Violence, vol.22, no.1, pp. 41-61;
2010: ’Towards Supranational Governance in EU Counter-Terrorism? The Role of the Commission and the Council Secretariat’, Central European Journal of International & Security Studies, vol. 4, no.1, pp. 8- 31;
2010: ‘Europol and EU Counter-terrorism: International Security Actorness in the External Dimension?’, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, vol. 33, no.7, pp. 652 – 671;
2010: ‘The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the Lisbon Treaty: Commission Policy Entrepreneurship?’, European Security, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp.169-189;
2010: ‘Post-9/11 EU Counter-terrorist Financing Cooperation: Differentiating Supranational Policy Entrepreneurship by the Commission and the Council Secretariat’, European Security (with M. Della Giovanna), Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 275-
2010: ‘After the Stockholm Programme: An Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the European Union?’ (with S. Leonard), European Security, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 143-149;
2011: ‘The EU and Climate Security: A Case of Successful Norm Entrepreneurship?’, European Security (with K. Zwolski), Vol. 20, No.1, pp. 21-43;
*2011: ‘Counter-Terrorism in the European Neighbourhood Policy’, Terrorism and Political Violence, (with S. Leonard), Vol. 23, No.2. pp. 286-30;
2011: ‘The European Union and Refugees: Towards More Restrictive Asylum Policies in the European Union?’, GRITIMUPF Working Paper Series, (with S. Leonard); double-blind peer-reviewed;
2011: ‘European Security Governance after the Lisbon Treaty: Neighbours and New Actors in a Changing Security Environment’ (with S. Leonard) , Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 351-370;
2011: ‘Developments in European Security’ (with M. O’Neill and S. Leonard), Journal of Contemporary European Research, Vol. 7, No. 4;
*2012: ‘The Development of the EU Asylum Policy: Venue-shopping in Perspective’(with S. Leonard), Journal of European Public Policy, vol. 19, no. 9, pp.1396-1413;
2012: Assessing the external dimension of EU counter-terrorism: 10 years on, European Security, vol. 21, no.4, pp.578-587;
2012: The Social Construction of an EU Interest in Counter-terrorism: US Influence and Internal Struggles in the Cases of PNR and SWIFT (with S. Leonard and A. MacKenzie), European Security, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 474 – 496;
2012: ‘Between a rock and a hard place?’ – The European Union’s financial sanctions against suspected terrorists, multilateralism and human rights’ (with S. Leonard), Cooperation and Conflict, Vol. 47, No. 4;
2012: ‘ Supranational governance and EU security after the Lisbon Treaty – Exogenous shocks, policy entrepreneurs and 9/11’ (with S. Leonard), Cooperation and Conflict, Vol. 47, No. 4;
2012: ‘The European Union Asylum Policy after the Treaty of Lisbon and the Stockholm Programme: Towards Supranational Governance in a Common Area of Protection?’ (with S. Leonard), Refugee Survey Quarterly, 31/4;
2013: ‘EU Counter-terrorism and the Southern Mediterranean Countries after the Arab Spring’ (with S. Leonard and A. MacKenzie), Democracy and Security, 13/1;
2013: ‘European Neighbourhood Policy and its various dimensions – between a long-term reformist agenda and the aim to increase European security’, Journal of European Integration, Vol. 35, no. 2, iFirst, DOI: 10.1080/07036337.2013.752146;
2013: ‘Agency Governance in the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’ (with S. Leonard and J. Occhipinti), Perspectives on European Politics and Society, vol. 14, no. 3;
2013: ‘The EU Counterterrorism Coordinator: An Actor in the External Dimension of EU Counter-Terrorism?’ (with A. MacKenzie, S. Leonard and O. Bures), Perspectives on European Politics and Society, vol. 14, no. 3;
2013: ‘The Ever Expanding Role of Europol: Towards Comprehensiveness in Crime Fighting and Counter-terrorism?’ (with S. Rozee and S. Leonard), Perspectives on European Politics and Society, vol. 14, no. 3;
2013: ‘Migration in the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice after the Treaty of Lisbon and the Stockholm Programme’ (with P. Cardwell and S. Leonard), International Migration, vol. 51, no.6.
2013: ’ The Role of the NGOs in the Development of the EU Asylum Policy’ (with S. Leonard and U. Hoffmann), Comparative Migration Studies, vol.1, no.1;
2014: ‘Supranational Governance and the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice after the Stockholm Programme’ (with J. Occhipinti and S. Leonard) , Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 27, no.1;
2014: ’ The governance of justice and internal security in Scotland: between the Scottish independence referendum and British decisions on the EU (with S. Leonard, H. Carrapico, and S. Rozee), European Security, vol. 23, no.3, pp.344-363;
2014: ‘After the Arab Spring: EU Asylum and Migration policy in flux’ (with S. Leonard), Comparative Migration Studies, vol. 2, no.2.
2014: ‘Rethinking Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East?’ (with S. Leonard, L. Berger, and G. Johnson), Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 27, no. 3;
2014: ‘The EU and the Gulf monarchies: Normative Power Europe in search of a strategy for engagement’ (with T. Demmelhuber), Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 27, no. 3;
2014: ‘Somalia versus Captain ’Hook’: Assessing the EU’s Security Actorness in Countering Piracy off the Horn of Africa, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, (with K. Zwolski), vol. 27, no. 3; iFirst, DOI:10.1080/09557571.2012.678295 ;
2015: ‘The European Parliament in the External Dimension of EU Counter-terrorism: More Actorness and Accountability 10 Years on?’ (with S.Leonard and A. MacKenzie), Intelligence and National Security, vol. 30, no 2-3;
2015: ‘A decade of EU Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence: A critical assessment (with J. Argomaniz and O. Bures), Intelligence and National Security, vol. 30, no 2-3;
2015: ’ The counter-terrorism agreements of Europol with third countries: data protection and power asymmetry’(with E. Ilbiz and D. Anagnostakis), Terrorism and Political Violence, DOI: 10.1080/09546553.2015.1092438
2016: ‚The extra-territorial processing of asylum claims‘, Forced Migration Review, Destination Europe, Issue 51, January 2016;
2016: ‚ Beyond Stockholm: In Search of a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice‘(with S. Leonard), European Politics and Society, vol. 17, no. 2;
2018 (accepted for publication): ’Securitization outside of the West: conceptualising the securitization-neopatrimonialism nexus in Africa (with E. Ezeokafor)’, Global Discourse, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23269995.2017.1412619);
2018 (accepted for publication): ‚The Collective Securitization of Terrorism in the EU (with S. Leonard)’, West European Politics;

Published Book Chapters:
2010: ‘Reconceptualizing the Audience in Securitization Theory’ (with S. Leonard), in T. Balzacq (ed), ‘Securitization Theory: How Security Problems Emerge and Dissolve’, (London: Routledge, 2010);
2010: ‘The European Parliament and the EU Democratic Deficit: the right solution to the wrong problem?’, in A. Hug (ed.) Reconnecting the European Parliament and its People (London: Foreign Policy Centre, 2010) (with K. Zwolski);
2010: ‘The External Dimension of Counter-terrorism Cooperation: Transatlantic Relations and the European Neighbourhood Policy’ (with S. Leonard) in Kaunert, C. ‘European Internal Security: Towards Supranational Governance in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice? (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010);
2010:‘The External Dimension of Asylum and Border Management – The Extra-territorial Processing of Asylum Claims’ (with S. Leonard) in Kaunert, C. ‘European Internal Security: Towards Supranational Governance in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice? (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010);
2011: ‘The EU Asylum Policy: Towards a Common Area of Protection and Solidarity?’ (with S. Leonard) in S. Wolff, F. Goudappel and J. de Zwaan, eds.,’ The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice after Lisbon and Stockholm. From myth to reality’, (The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press, 2011);
2011: ‘After the Stockholm Programme: An Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the European Union?’ (with S. Leonard), in Kaunert, C. and S. Leonard, European Internal Security after Stockholm and Lisbon: an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, (London: Routledge).
2011: ‘The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the Lisbon Treaty: Commission Policy Entrepreneurship?’ in Kaunert, C. and S. Leonard, European Internal Security after Stockholm and Lisbon: an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, (London: Routledge).
2011: Post-9/11 EU counter-terrorist financing cooperation: differentiating supranational policy entrepreneurship by the Commission and the Council Secretariat, European Security (with M. Della Giovanna), in Kaunert, C. and S. Leonard, European Internal Security after Stockholm and Lisbon: an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, (London: Routledge).
2012: European Homeland Security: a European Strategy in the making? (with S. Leonard and P. Pawlak) in Kaunert, C., S. Leonard and P. Pawlak, European Homeland Security: Connecting Coincidence and Strategy, (London: Routledge);
2012: What European Homeland Security Strategy after Lisbon and Stockholm? (with S. Leonard and P. Pawlak) in Kaunert, C., S. Leonard and P. Pawlak, European Homeland Security: Connecting Coincidence and Strategy, (London: Routledge);
2012: ‘Combating the Financing of Terrorism Together? The Influence of the United Nations on the European Union’s Financial Sanctions Regime’ (with S. Leonard) in Costa, O. and K.-E. Jorgensen, ‘The influence of international institutions on the EU. A framework for analysis, (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011);
2012: ‘’European Security Governance after the Lisbon Treaty: Neighbours and New Actors in a Changing Security Environment’(with S. Leonard) in Kaunert, C and S. Leonard, European Security Governance and the European Neighbourhood after the Lisbon Treaty, (London: Routledge).
2013: ‘Towards new security challenges in Europe’ in Kaunert, C. and S. Leonard, European Security, Terrorism, and Intelligence (with S. Leonard), (Basingstoke: Palgrave; Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics series).
2014: ‘Agency Governance in the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’ (with S. Leonard and J. Occhipinti), in Kaunert, C., Leonard, S. and J. Occhipinti (2014), Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the EU, (London: Routledge);
2014: ‘The EU Counterterrorism Coordinator: An Actor in the External Dimension of EU Counter-Terrorism?’ (with A. MacKenzie, S. Leonard and O. Bures), in Kaunert, C., Leonard, S. and J. Occhipinti (2014), Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the EU, (London: Routledge);
2014: ‘The Ever Expanding Role of Europol: Towards Comprehensiveness in Crime Fighting and Counter-terrorism?’ (with S. Rozee and S. Leonard), in Kaunert, C., Leonard, S. and J. Occhipinti (2014), Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the EU, (London: Routledge);
2014: ‘Supranational Governance and the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice after the Stockholm Programme’ (with J. Occhipinti and S. Leonard), in Kaunert, C., Occhipinti, J. and S. Leonard. (2014), Supranational Governance of Europe’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, (London: Routledge);
2015: ‘Rethinking Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East?’ (with S. Leonard, L. Berger, and G. Johnson), in Kaunert, C., Leonard, S., Berger, L., and G. Johnson (2015), Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East, (London: Routledge);
2015: ‘The EU and the Gulf monarchies: Normative Power Europe in search of a strategy for engagement’ (with T. Demmelhuber), in Kaunert, C., Leonard, S., Berger, L., and G. Johnson (2015), Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East, (London: Routledge);
2015: ‘Somalia versus Captain ’Hook’: Assessing the EU’s Security Actorness in Countering Piracy off the Horn of Africa, in Kaunert, C., Leonard, S., Berger, L., and G. Johnson (2015), Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East, (London: Routledge);
2015: ‘The European Parliament in the External Dimension of EU Counter-terrorism: More Actorness and Accountability 10 Years on?’ (with S.Leonard and A. MacKenzie), in Argomaniz, J., O. Bures, and C. Kaunert, (2015), EU Counterterrorism Policy and Intelligence Cooperation: A Critical Assessment, (London: Routledge);
2015: ‘A decade of EU Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence: A critical assessment (with J. Argomaniz and O. Bures), in Argomaniz, J., O. Bures, and C. Kaunert, (2015), EU Counterterrorism Policy and Intelligence Cooperation: A Critical Assessment, (London: Routledge);
2015: ‘Counter-terrorism: Supranational EU Institutions Seizing Windows of Opportunity’ (with A. MacKenzie and S. Leonard) in Trauner, F. and Ripoll Servent, A., eds, Policy Change in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: How EU Institutions Matter, London: Routledge, pp. 93-113;
2017: ‘Counter-terrorism Cooperation’ (with S. Leonard and C. Lavallée) in Schumacher, T., Marchetti, A. and Demmelhuber, T., eds, Routledge Handbook on the European Neighbourhood Policy, London: Routledge;
2017: ‚Securitization: turning an approach into a framework for research on EU justice and home affairs’ (with I. Yakubov) in Trauner, F. and A. Ripoll Servent (eds), The Routledge Handbook of Justice and Home Affairs Research, London: Routledge;
2018 forthcoming: Radicalisation in Europe’ (with I. Yakubov), in Hansen, S. and S. Lid (eds), The Routledge Handbook of Deradicalisation, London: Routledge;

Memberships

Director (with J. Occhipinti) of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA), special section on the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (from 01/10/2012): Responsibilities: creation of the new special section on the AFSJ; leadership and direction; chairing of the committee meetings; participation in consultation and deliberation processes; attendance at all meetings of the relevant committee(s); contribution to ongoing improvement in relations between the Association and the practitioner communities; development of initiatives.

Academic Council of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) (from 01/05/2015).

Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice (EISJ), a Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence, University of Dundee (2014-2016): Responsibilities: creation of the new interdisciplinary cross-college research institute (natural science, humanities and social sciences) on the EU’s Security and Justice; leadership and direction; chairing of the committee meetings.

Editor of the Book Series ‘European Security and Justice Critiques’ with Edward Elgar with Dr Leonard (2015 – present): The editors are responsible for publishing monographs, edited books and other book projects, chairing the Editorial Board, updating the book series website, promoting the book series, acquiring manuscripts, and completing associate administrative tasks.

Editor of the Journal of Contemporary European Research with Dr Leonard (2009-2012): The editors are responsible for publishing four journal issues per year, chairing the Editorial Board, maintaining the journal website, promoting the journal, and completing the associate administrative tasks.

Member of the Editorial Board of The Journal European Politics and Society since March 2013.

Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of European Integration since October 2016.

Elected Executive Committee Member of University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) (2009-2012): Responsibilities: attendance of the full committee meetings; participation in consultation and deliberation processes, as requested by the Officers and/or Executive Director; holding a particular Committee portfolio, or membership of a sub-committee of the Association; attendance at all meetings of the relevant sub-committee(s); contribution to ongoing improvement in relations between the Association and the practitioner communities, in keeping with the Association’s practitioner strategy; supporting measures accepted by the Committee when these are put before the AGM Undertaking the general responsibilities as a Trustee of the Association, as set out by the Charity Commission.

Deputy Director, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Manchester (January 2008 – September 2012) & Chair of the Research Funding Committee (January 2008 – September 2012): coordination of research activities, research projects, funding bids with the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University; Chair of the funding bids committee; development of Jean Monnet Centre Seminar Series.

Language Skills:
English: native level; German: native language; Spanish: fluent level; French: fluent level; Italian: fluent level; Dutch: good level; Romanian: good level; Arabic: basic Level; Russian: basic level.

External

(1) Dublin City University, Ireland: MA International Relations (2011 – 2015);
(2) Aberdeen University, UK: UG programmes in International Relations (2015 – 2019);
(3) University of Nottingham, UK: PhD External Examiner (May 2014);
(4) University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands: PhD External Examiner (September 2015);
(5) Central European University, Budapest, Hungary: PhD External Examiner (June 2016);
(6) London School of Economics, London, UK: PhD External Examiner (November 2016)
(7) SNS Florence, Italy: PhD External Examiner (July 2017)

Research

Grant Income/ Research Funding
Main Research Grants Awarded:
1. Horizon 2020 Programme, European Commission: MindB4Act (Belgian Coordinator; Consortium Lead Elcano, Spain), 01/05/18 – 34/01/21, ‘Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Countering Radicalisation in Europe’; Funding awarded to VUB: € 183,455; Funding total: € 1,500,000;
2. Jean Monnet Chair, Institute for European Studies, VUB: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘Explaining EU Action in Counter-Terrorism’; Grant from 01/09/17 – 30/09/20; Funding awarded: €50,000;
3. Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Institute for European Studies, VUB: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘Virtually Excellent: Opening Europe to the World through Innovative Education’; Grant from 01/09/17 – 30/09/20; Funding awarded: €100,000;
4. Marie Curie Programme, Horizon 2020, European Commission: International Fellowship (MSCA-IF-2015), 01/04/17 – 31/03/19, ‘The role of European Commission in European Security: military uses of drones’ (with Dr Chantal Lavallee); Funding awarded: € 170,000;
5. Marie Curie Programme, Horizon 2020, European Commission: International Fellowship (MSCA-IF-2015), 01/02/17 – 31/01/19, ‘The role of national parliaments in the Arab transformation processes’ (with Dr Jan Voelkel); Funding awarded: € 183,455;
6. Jean Monnet Module, Institute for European Studies, VUB: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘Jean Monnet Summer School on European Policy-making’; Grant from 01/09/16 – 30/09/19; Funding awarded: €30,000
7. Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Jean Monnet Programme, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence – European Institute for Security and Justice’; Grant from 01/09/14 – 30/09/17 (with Dr Sarah Leonard); Funding awarded: €100,000;
8. Jean Monnet Chair, Jean Monnet Programme, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘Jean Monnet Chair: EU Justice and Home Affairs’; Grant from 01/09/13 – 30/09/16; Funding awarded: €45,000;
9. Marie Curie Programme, FP7, European Commission: Career Integration Grant, 01/10/12 – 30/09/16, ‘RELEX-AGENCIFICATION: EU Foreign Policy and Agencies’; Funding awarded: €100,000;
10. Marie Curie Programme, FP7, European Commission: Intra-European Fellowship (IEF) at the European University Institute Florence, 01/10/10 – 30/09/12, ‘Agencies in the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Frontex, Europol and Eurojust; Funding awarded: €165,739.40;
11. British Academy International Partnership Collaboration Application (with Dr Jan Voelkel, University of Cairo, Egypt): ‘Internal Security Cooperation with North Africa after the Arab Spring: Democracy vs Security?’; Funding awarded: £ 28,600;
12. Newton International Fellowship, Royal Society: International Fellowship Grant, 01/01/13 until 31/12/14, ‘The United Kingdom in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’ (with Dr H. Carrapico); Funding awarded: £96,750;
13. Jean Monnet Module, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme Module Grant ‘EU-China Relations’ (with Dr Scott Brown); Funding awarded: €30,000;
14. Jean Monnet Module, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme Module Grant ‘Europe and Its Neighbourhood – Democratization, Upheaval, and Stability’ (with Dr Sarah Leonard and Dr Patricia Bauer); Funding awarded: €30,000;
15. Jean Monnet Programme, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme Conference Grant ‘Special Interest Section EUSA: European Internal Security Policy’ (with Dr Sarah Leonard); Funding awarded: €24,660;
16. Jean Monnet Programme, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘PhD Summer School on the Area of Freedom, Security, Justice’ (with Dr Sarah Leonard); Funding awarded: €21,000;
17. Jean Monnet Chair, Jean Monnet Programme, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘Jean Monnet Chair: EU Justice and Home Affairs’; 01/10/12 – 30/09/15; Funding awarded: €45,000 [awarded at the University of Salford, but not transferable to the University of Dundee];
18. Jean Monnet Programme, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘European Union Simulation: Explaining and Understanding the European Union’; Funding awarded: €21,000;
19. Jean Monnet Programme, European Commission: Lifelong Learning Programme ‘European Internal Security Policy: Evolution, Dynamics, and Change’ (with Prof. Dr Adrienne Heritier); Funding awarded: €22,530;
20. Open Society, Civil Society Award: International Fellowship Grant, 01/01/15 until 31/05/15, ‘The role of churches in civil society: the cases of Belarus and Great Britain’ (with Dr Sergei Mudrov); Funding awarded: $12,000;
21. European University Institute Conference Support Funding for a conference on ‘Policy Change in EU Internal Security’; Funding awarded: €6,500;
22. British Academy Conference Support Grant (with Dr Berger, Leonard and Johnson): ‘Rethinking the Middle East? Values, Interests, and Security Concerns in Western Policies toward Iraq and the Wider Region 1918-2010; Funding awarded: £10,000 (amongst the highest awards in that competition);
23. British Institute for the Study of Iraq (BISI) Grant (with Drs Berger, Leonard and Johnson): ‘Rethinking the Middle East? Values, Interests, and Security Concerns in Western Policies toward Iraq and the Wider Region 1918-2010; Funding awarded: £5,430;
24. Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy: Visiting Research Fellowship/Professorship; Funding awarded: €9,000;
25. United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM), Barcelona, Spain: Visiting Research Fellowship/Professorship; Funding awarded: €3,500;
26. AM&SS Research and Innovation Strategic Fund (RISF), 2009/10 (with Dr. Leonard): ‘Border Security, Refugees and Human Rights in the European Union: The Case of the Southern Spanish Borders’; Funding awarded: £7,190;
27. UACES Research Scholarship, 2004: scholarship of the European Commission and the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) to fund a five-month fieldwork research stay in Brussels; funding awarded: €3,500.
Other Grants Awarded:
1. UACES: UACES Student Forum Conference, University of Salford. 27/28 April 2009 (with Kamil Zwolski) (£2,450).
2. UACES research scholarships 2008/09 (as PI) for Kamil Zwolski (£2,485).
3. UACES research scholarships 2008/09 (as PI) for Li Hailong (UACES JCMS scholarship: £2,500).
4. Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Manchester: Total funding: £2,250:
a. Funding awarded: £500 (2007/08): Research Seminar Series ‘European Security, Terrorism, Intelligence’ (with Drs Leonard and Murphy);
b. Funding awarded: £750 (2008/09) International Conference ‘European Security Terrorism, and Intelligence: Past and Present) (with Drs Leonard and Murphy);
c. Funding awarded: £1,000 (2010/11): International Conference ‘Supranational Governance and European Security’ (with Dr. Leonard).
5. British Academy Overseas Conference Travel Grant: Travel expenses paid for 49th Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention, San Francisco, CA, USA (26 – 29 March 2008) (£500).
6. International Studies Association Travel Grants:
a. Travel expenses paid for 51st Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention, New Orleans, LA, USA (17-20 February 2010) ($300);
b. Travel expenses paid for 52nd Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention, Montreal, Canada (16-19 March 2011) ($350);
c. Travel expenses paid for 53rd Annual International Studies Association Convention, San Diego, CA (USA), 1-4 April 2012 ($350).
7. University of Salford International Conference Fund Awards:
a. Grant to attend the EUSA General Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada (17 – 19 May 2007) (£619);
b. Grant to attend the ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) Joint Sessions, Lisbon (Portugal), 14-19 April 2009 (£458.50).

Areas of Expertise

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
• Policing, Criminal Justice, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism
• European Security: EU Justice and Home Affairs, or the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice;
• European Union Politics and European Foreign Policy;
• International Relations Theory and International & Supranational Organisations;
• Asylum, Migration, and Borders;

Language Skills:
English: native level; German: native language; Spanish: fluent level; French: fluent level; Italian: fluent level; Dutch: good level; Romanian: good level; Arabic: basic Level; Russian: basic level.

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