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Alexander Mattelaer

Alexander Mattelaer is the Assistant Director and Acting Academic Director of the Institute for European Studies.

Alice Panepinto

Alice Panepinto is a Lecturer within the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast.

Anand Menon

Anand Menon is Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King’s College London. He is Director of the ESRC’s UK in a Changing Europe initiative.

Andrea Malouf

Andrea Malouf provides strategic analysis and planning support to public- and private-sector clients working with Aktis Strategy, a development consultancy.

Anita Lacey

Anita Lacey is Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations, University of Auckland. She is an activist academic and her research, teaching and activism intersect.

Anne Ingemann Johansen

Anne Ingemann Johansen is a PhD fellow at the Department of Social Sciences and Business at Roskilde University in Denmark.

Annika Björkdahl

Annika Björkdahl is Professor of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden.

Cedric de Coning

Cedric de Coning is a Senior Research Fellow with the Peace and Conflict Research Group at NUPI and a Senior Advisor on Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding for ACCORD.

Chiara De Franco

Chiara De Franco is Associate Professor in International Relations, member of the Centre for War Studies at the University of Southern Denmark.

Christian Bueger

Christian Bueger is Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. He is a specialist in maritime security and international governance.

Christian Schweiger

Christian Schweiger is Visiting Professor at the Chair for Comparative European Governance Systems in the Institute for Political Science at Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany.

Christoph Meyer

Christoph Meyer is a Professor of European and International Politics at Kings College London.

Christopher Langton

Christopher Langton is currently the Head of Independent Conflict Research & Analysis (ICRA). He spent 32 years in the British Army.

Craig Oliphant

Craig Oliphant is a Senior Adviser in the NGO sector, at the London-based Peaceful Change Initiative (PCi).

Dan Collison

Dan Collison has worked in international development and humanitarian response for 20 years. He is currently the Director of Programmes for War Child UK.

Daniela Irrera

Daniela Irrera is Associate Professor of Political Science and IR at the University of Catania, where she teaches International Politics and Global civil society.

David Galbreath

David J. Galbreath is Professor of International Security at the University of Bath.

David Gorman

David Gorman has been working in the field of conflict resolution and humanitarianism for over twenty years.

Dennis Blease

Dennis Blease is a Senior Security & Justice Advisor and Director of DBA Security Sector Reform (SSR) Consultants Ltd.

Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev is Adjunct Professor at the University of Sofia where he teaches European Studies and International Relations.

Gaudence Nyirabikali

Gaudence Nyirabikali is a freelance consultant with expertise in peacebuilding, governance and international development.

Jessica Berns

Jessica Berns’s work over the last 20 years has been situated within non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and university-based programs.

Jessie Hronešová

Jessie Hronešová currently manages the project portfolio for the Western Balkans for the London-based international development consultancy Aktis Strategy, with a special focus on radicalization, independent media and strategic communications.

Joanne McEvoy

Joanne McEvoy is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Her research interests lie in post-conflict institutional design, particularly the capacity of power-sharing to promote sustainable peace and democracy in deeply divided societies.

Jochen Rehrl

Jochen Rehrl formerly worked for the Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports. Currently, he is seconded to the EEAS/ESDC in Brussels.

Johann Rebert

Johann Rebert has been Deputy Country Representative (Sri Lanka) for the Asia Foundation since 2014.

Jolyon Howorth

Jolyon Howorth has been full-time Visiting Professor of Political Science at Yale University (USA) since 2002.

Laura Davis

Laura Davis is a scholar and practitioner specializing in EU foreign policy, transitional justice and peace mediation, including women’s participation in these processes.

Máire Braniff

Máire Braniff is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland and her research expertise lies at the nexus of peace, justice and truth-recovery.

Mary Martin

Mary Martin is Senior Research Fellow at the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Director of the UN Business and Human Security Initiative at LSE IDEAS, the LSE’s foreign policy think-tank.

Nawaz Mohammed

Nawaz Mohammed is currently Search for Common Ground’s Country Director for Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Nicholas Whyte

Nicholas Whyte has more than two decades of experience in international affairs, advocacy and research, and is Senior Director, Global Solutions in APCO Worldwide’s Brussels office.

Oliver Richmond

Oliver Richmond is a Research Professor in IR, Peace and Conflict Studies in the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester, UK.

Oliver Walton

Oliver Walton is a Lecturer in International Development at the University of Bath, specialising in NGO politics, conflict and peacebuilding.

Rabia Nusrat

Rabia Nusrat is International Alert’s Regional Projects Manager for South Asia, and is currently overseeing and developing Alert’s work in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Richard Caplan

Richard Caplan is Professor of International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford.

Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson is Professor of Peace Studies at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (NCPACS), the University of Otago, New Zealand.

Richard Whitman

Richard G. Whitman is Director of the Global Europe Centre and Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent.

Rok Zupančič

Rok Zupančič is a Marie Curie Fellow at the Centre of Southeast Europe, University of Graz, and Assistant Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Defence Research Centre.

Simon Duke

Simon Duke was a Professor at the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht, Netherlands.

Sofya Shahab

Sofya Shahab has spent the last four years between Afghanistan and Iran where she worked across the humanitarian and development sectors with international NGOs.

Stefanie Kappler

Stefanie Kappler is a Lecturer in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building at Durham University.

Stephen Pritchard

Stephen Pritchard has managed programmes, projects and operations in over a dozen conflict-affected countries and advised governments and organisations in Laos, South Sudan and Uganda.

SungYong Lee

SungYong Lee is a Senior Lecturer at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand.

Thomas Leo Scherer

Thomas Leo Scherer is the Program Officer for Economics and Peacebuilding at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Tobias Pietz

Tobias Pietz is Deputy Head of the Analysis Division at the Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF) in Berlin.

Tomáš Weiss

Tomáš Weiss is Head of Department of European Studies and associate professor at Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University.

Walt Kilroy

Walt Kilroy is Associate Director of the Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction (IICRR) in Dublin City University (DCU).

Will Carter

Will Carter is Humanitarian Access Coordinator for the Norwegian Refugee Council in Afghanistan.

Zahbia Yousuf

Zahbia Yousuf is Senior Advisor at Conciliation Resources, which she joined in 2012.