Michael Nicholson Centre for Conflict and Cooperation

Our members

Discover the members of the Centre for Conflict and Cooperation

The Centre for Conflict and Cooperation is home to academic experts and dedicated professionals at the forefront of research in this area.
"The Michael Nicholson Centre brings together world-leading scholars in conflict and cooperation and is a flagship for the excellent research being undertaken at the University of Essex."
Professor Han Dorussen  University of essex

Academic staff

Dr Zorzeta Bakaki

Member

Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Professor Tobias Bohmelt

Member

Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Professor Han Dorussen

Member

Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Han is an expert in the relationship between trade and conflict, the use of economic policies in international politics, peacekeeping operations and the governance of post-conflict societies, and policy convergence in the European Union.

Professor Kristian Gleditsch

Director

Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Kristian is an expert in international conflict and cooperation, and intrastate conflict, protest and mobilisation.

Professor Ismene Gizelis

Member

Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Ismene is an expert in international conflict and cooperation, peacekeeping and post-conflict reconstruction, social institutions and conflict management, and gender and conflict resolution.

Dr Florian Kern

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Dr Prabin Khadka

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Dr Howard Liu

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Dr Saurabh Pant

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Dr Brian Phillips

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Dr Sara Polo

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Dr Miranda Simon

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Dr Martin Steinwand

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Dr Reed Wood

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Centre for Conflict and Cooperation, University of Essex

Research fellows

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Department of Political Science, Aarhus University

Dr Janina Beiser

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Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, Royal Holloway 

Biography in the context of the person module

Dr Margherita Belgioioso

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School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent

Biography in the context of the person module

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Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

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School of Politics and International Relations, ETH Zurich

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Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Florence

Christoph Dworschak

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Department/Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Biography in the context of the person module

Dr Kaisa Hinkkainen Elliott

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Department of Politics, University of York

Biography in the context of the person module

Dr Roman-Gabriel Olar

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Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin

Biography in the context of the person module

Dr Ulrich Pilster

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Lead Analyst at German Society for International Cooperation, Risk Management Office, Afghansitan

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International Relations, University of Brunel

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Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford