Team

Management

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Dr. Cengiz Günay
Director

+43 (0)1 581 11 06 /16
cengiz.gunay@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Democracy and the rise of new forms of authoritarian governance, Neoliberal interventions and their effects, European Neighbourhood Policy, foreign policy-making processes, Islamism

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Office Management

Academic Researchers

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Clemens Binder, MA
Researcher

+43 1 581 11 06 DW 38
clemens.binder@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: European border and migration policy, critical security studies and politics of technology and security

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Dr. Vedran Dzihic
Senior Researcher

+43 (0)1 581 11 06 DW 34
vedran.dzihic@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: EU-Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, International Institutions,...Political Reform and Transformation Processes, Social Movements and Non-State Actors, State building/Peace Building/Resilience, Comparative Research on the Causes of Wars and Conflicts, Comparative Regional Research

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Dr. Thomas Eder
Post-Doc Researcher

thomas.eder@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Chinese foreign and security policy, the Belt and Road Initiative, China and international law, European China policy

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Dr.in Daniela Pisoiu
Senior Researcher

+43 1 581 11 06 - 37
daniela.pisoiu@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Terrorism, Radicalisation, Extremism, European and International Security, Social Movements Comparative Research on the Causes of Wars and Conflicts

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Mag.a Carina Radler-Sokolowski , MA
Researcher

carina.radler@oiip.ac.at

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Mag.a Sophie Reichelt
Researcher

sophie.reichelt@oiip.ac.at

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Fellows

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Müge Dalkıran, MA
Visiting Fellow

mugedalkiran@gmail.com

Areas of Expertise: Forced Migration, Refugee Rights, Asylum System in Turkey and Greece, EU’s Migration and Asylum Policies, EU’s Mediterranean Policies

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Dr.in Nina C. Krickel-Choi
Ernst Mach Fellow

nina.krickel@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Ontological Security, (Critical) Security Studies, State Sovereignty, International Relations Theory, East Asia (esp. Japan)

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Dr.in Sanna Strand
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

sanna.strand@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Military recruitment and retention in Europe; Militarism and military legitimation; Nation branding and national identity; gender relations and gender mainstreaming policies within armed forces

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Affiliated Researchers

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Dr. Faruk Ajeti
Affiliated Researcher

+43 1 581 11 06
faruk.ajeti@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Foreign Policy, Austrian Foreign Policy, Common Foreign and Security Policy of the EU, European Integration and Europeanisation. His regional focus is on South Eastern Europe and transatlantic relations.

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Dr.in Irene Costantini
Affiliated Researcher

costantinirene@gmail.com

Areas of Expertise: Politics of international interventions in conflict affected-contexts and post-conflict transition, focusing on the Middle East and North Africa region

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Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr. Heinz Gärtner
Affiliated Researcher

http://homepage.univie.ac.at/heinz.gaertner
heinz.gaertner@univie.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Disarmament, Nuclear non-proliferation, Arms control, The Global Role of the USA,...Emerging Powers, EU-Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, Austrian Foreign, Security Policy Analysis

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Dr. Christian Haddad
Affiliated Researcher

+43 (0)1 581 11 06 DW 36
christian.haddad@oiip.ac.at

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Dr. Stephan Kieninger
Affiliated Researcher

stephankieninger@gmx.de

Areas of Expertise: NATO, Security and Defense, Arms Control, Transatlantic Relations, Cold War History, Natural Gas Trade

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Dr. Jan Pospisil
Affiliated Researcher

2676843O@student.gla.ac.uk

Areas of Expertise: Peace and transition processes with a focus on the wider Red Sea region and East Africa, donor politics in peacebuilding, resilience, and South Sudanese and Sudanese politics

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Dr.in Julia Sachseder
Affiliated Researcher

sachsederj@ceu.edu

Areas of Expertise: Political economy and (post)coloniality of (border) security, migration, violence and gender as well as private, non-state and corporate actors in peace and conflict

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Dr. Loïc Simonet
Affiliated Researcher

loic.simonet@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Oil and Gas Pipelines in International Law and International Relations, Disarmament and Arms Control, Border Walls around the world

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Dr.in Saskia Stachowitsch
Affiliated Researcher

stachowitschs@ceu.edu

Areas of Expertise: EU-Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, Conflict and political violence,...Security Concepts

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Dr. Jakub Zahora
Affiliated Researcher

jakub.zahora@oiip.ac.at

Areas of Expertise: Critical Security Studies, political ethnography, the politics of visuality and space, humanitarianism, the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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Interns

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Riccardo Casiraghi, MA
Intern

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Leila Cavalic, BA
Intern

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Valentina Gruarin, MA
Intern

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Naomi Moreno-Cosgrove
Intern

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Hugh Schmidt, MA
Intern

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Johannes Späth, BA
Intern

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Katarina Vehovar, MA
Intern

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Sophia Winograd
Intern

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