Cornelia Baciu is a researcher of the research areas European Peace and Security Orders and Arms Control and Emerging Technologies at the IFSH. Previously she was DAAD-Postdoctoral Fellow in the research cluster United States, Europe and World Order at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC. She completed her PhD at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University and was visiting fellow at the Centre for War Studies, University of Southern Denmark and Jahwaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. In 2019, Cornelia Baciu was awarded the British International Studies Association (BISA) Excellence in Teaching Prize. She lectured at Dublin City University, Maynooth University (Ireland) and Georgetown University (USA). Her Master thesis to peace scenarios in Kashmir was awarded the VEUK Prize by the University of Konstanz. She is Deputy Convenor of the British International Studies Association’s Foreign Policy Working Group and of the Working Group ‘European Security and Defence Transformation’ of the Association pour les Études sur la Guerre et la Stratégie (AEGES), Paris. She is also affiliated with the DCU Brexit Institute and is Director of the Research Network ‘European Security and Strategy’, which comprises scholars from over 25 universities from the Euro-Atlantic space and beyond.


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Cornelia Baciu’s research examines international security organisations (esp. NATO, EU, UN), civil-military relations, risk management, US and EU foreign policy, comparative peace strategy and research methods. She published two books, one on civil-military relations and global governance (2021) and another one on Brexit and European security order.

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