Personal profile

Research interests (short)

I am currently a postdoctoral research associate on the INTEL project with the Department of European and International Studies on the ESRC-funded research project "Learning to Learn in an Era of Surprise: Intelligence Production and Use in Foreign Policy-Making in Britain, Germany and the European Union” (INTEL).

Please find my staff profile here.

My main research interests are: 

European foreign policy; foreign policy change; conflict and competition in the European neighbourhood; the Ukraine crisis and the Arab Spring; Historical Institutionalism.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)

Award Date: 1 Jan 2012

Master of Science, Finding a profitable balance between East and West : why Ukraine is choosing not to choose, University of Amsterdam

Award Date: 1 Jan 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Role perceptions of Dutch Seconded National Experts at the European Commission, Utrecht University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2008


  • JZ International relations
  • European politics
  • European neighbourhood Policy
  • EU foreign policy
  • policy change
  • Foreign Policy