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Professor Han Dorussen

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Department of Government
Professor Han Dorussen
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Biography

Professor Han Dorussen received his MA in political science from the University of Nijmegen and his Ph.D. in government for the University of Texas at Austin. He has been a lecturer at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. Between 2008 and 2011 and in 2013-4, he was Head of Department of Government at the University of Essex. He is a board member of the Network of European Peace Scientists, associate editor for the Journal of Peace Research, international affiliate of Centro Europeo di Scienza della Pace (CESPIC), and a member of the Michael Nicholson Centre of Conflict and Cooperation. His research focus is on international relations, conflict resolution and applied game theory. Co-editor (with Emil Kirchner and Thomas Christiansen) of Security Relations between China and the European Union: From Convergence to Cooperation (Cambridge University Press 2016), and (with Michael Taylor) of Economic Voting (Routledge 2002). Published articles in Public Choice, International Organization, World Politics, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Peacekeeping, International Interactions, European Union Politics, World Development, and Electoral Studies.

Qualifications

  • BA/MA Political Science Radboud University Nijmegen (1987)

  • PhD Government, University of Texas at Austin, USA. University of Texas at Austin (1996)

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Government University of Essex ( 1/9/2001 - 30/9/2004 )

  • Senior Lecturer, Government University of Essex ( 1/10/2004 - 30/9/2006 )

  • Reader, Government University of Essex ( 1/10/2006 - 30/9/2009 )

  • Professor, Government University of Essex ( 1/10/2009 - present )

  • Head of Department, Government University of Essex ( 1/9/2008 - 31/8/2011 )

  • Head of Department, Government University of Essex ( 1/12/2013 - 31/8/2014 )

Other academic

  • Guest Professor, Kobe University ( 7/4/2014 - 18/4/2014 )

  • Visiting Professor, University of Konstanz ( 1/6/2000 - 31/8/2001 )

  • (Forste)Amanuensis, Political Science and Sociology Norwegian University of Science and Technology ( 1/7/1996 - 31/8/2001 )

  • Assistant Instructor, Government University of Texas at Austin ( 1/1/1996 - 30/6/1996 )

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Government University of Texas at Austin ( 1/9/1989 - 30/6/1995 )

  • Instructor, Political Science Radboud University Nijmegen ( 1/9/1987 - 31/8/1989 )

Research and professional activities

Research interests

The relationship between trade and conflict

the use of economic policies in international politics

peacekeeping operations and the governance of post-conflict societies

policy convergence in the European Union.

Current research

EU-Japan Security Cooperation: Challenges and Opportunities, funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union (with Emil Kirchner) - ongoing externally-funded research project

Political Initiatives and Peacekeeping - Data Collection, funded by the Folke Bernadotte Academy (with Govinda Clayton) - ongoing externally-funded research project

Conferences and presentations

The Political Side of Peacekeeping

Convergence and Security Cooperation in EU-China Relations

The Effectiveness of Mediation and Peacekeeping for Global Conflict Management

Political Peacekeeping: Assessing the Influence of UN Political Missions

NGO Perceptions and Expectations of Peacekeeping

Publications

Journal articles (38)

Dorussen, H., Kirchner, E. and Christiansen, T., Security Cooperation in EU-China Relations: Towards Convergence?. European Foreign Affairs Review

Ruggeri, A., Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T-I., (2018). On the Frontline Every Day? Subnational Deployment of United Nations Peacekeepers. British Journal of Political Science. 48 (4), 1005-1025

Ruggeri, A., Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T., (2017). Winning the Peace Locally: UN Peacekeeping and Local Conflict. International Organization. 71 (1), 163-185

Dorussen, H. and Ruggeri, A., (2017). Peacekeeping Event Data: Determining the Place and Space of Peacekeeping. International Peacekeeping, 32-38

Dorussen, H., Gartzke, EA. and Westerwinter, O., (2016). Networked international politics. Journal of Peace Research. 53 (3), 283-291

Ward, H. and Dorussen, H., (2016). Standing alongside your friends. Journal of Peace Research. 53 (3), 392-408

Dorussen, H., (2015). Security Perception after the Completion of UN Peacekeeping in Timor-Leste. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy. 21 (4), 453-458

Ward, H. and Dorussen, H., (2015). Public Information and Performance: The Role of Spatial Dependence in the Worldwide Governance Indicators among African Countries. World Development. 74, 253-263

Kirchner, EJ., Fanoulis, E. and Dorussen, H., (2015). Civil security in the EU: national persistence versus EU ambitions?. European Security. 24 (2), 287-303

Dorussen, H. and Kirchner, EJ., (2014). Better a good neighbor than a distant friend: the scope and impact of regional security organizations. International Relations of the Asia-Pacific. 14 (1), 117-146

Bussmann, M., Dorussen, H. and Gleditsch, NP., (2014). Against All Odds: 2013 Richardson Award to Mats Hammarstr�m and Peter Wallensteen. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy. 20 (2), 235-243

Dorussen, H., (2014). Peacekeeping Works, or Does It?. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy. 20 (4), 527-537

Ruggeri, A., Gizelis, T-I. and Dorussen, H., (2013). Managing Mistrust. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 57 (3), 387-409

NANOU, K. and DORUSSEN, H., (2013). European integration and electoral democracy: How the European Union constrains party competition in the Member States. European Journal of Political Research. 52 (1), 71-93

Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T-I., (2013). Into the lion’s den. Journal of Peace Research. 50 (6), 691-706

Ward, H., Ezrow, L. and Dorussen, H., (2011). Globalization, Party Positions, and the Median Voter. World Politics. 63 (03), 509-547

Ruggeri, A., Gizelis, T-I. and Dorussen, H., (2011). Events Data as Bismarck's Sausages? Intercoder Reliability, Coders' Selection, and Data Quality. International Interactions. 37 (3), 340-361

Dorussen, H., Murshed, SM. and Ward, H., (2011). Any Ties that Bind? Economic Diplomacy on the South Asian Subcontinent. The Hague Journal of Diplomacy. 6 (1), 149-169

Dorussen, H., Murshed, SM. and Ward, H., (2011). Any Ties that Bind? Economic Diplomacy on the South Asian Subcontinent. The Hague Journal of Diplomacy. 6 (1), 149-169

Ward, H., Ezrow, L. and Dorussen, H., (2011). Globalization, Party Positions, and the Median Voter. World Politics. 63 (3), 509-547

Ward, H., Dorussen, H. and Ezrow, L., (2011). Globalization, Social Democratic Parties and the Median Voter. World Politics. 63 (3), 509-547

Dorussen, H. and Ward, H., (2010). Trade networks and the Kantian peace. Journal of Peace Research. 47 (1), 29-42

Dorussen, H. and Ward, H., (2010). Liberal Peace en Economische Diplomatie. Internationale Spectator. 64 (2), 91-94

Ward, H. and Dorussen, H., (2010). Trade Links and the Kantian Peace: A Network-Theoretic Approach to Communication, Inter-Cultural Understanding, and Conflict. Journal of Peace Research. 47 (1), 29-42

Dorussen, H., (2009). Economic and political coercion in ethno-political conflict. Politische Vierteljahresschrift. 50 (SPECIAL ISSUE), 417-+

Dorussen, H., Kirchner, EJ. and Sperling, J., (2009). Sharing the Burden of Collective Security in the European Union. International Organization. 63 (04), 789-789

Dorussen, H., Kirchner, EJ. and Sperling, J., (2009). Sharing the Burden of Collective Security in the European Union. Research Note. International Organization. 63 (4), 789-810

Dorussen, H. and Ward, H., (2008). Inter Governmental Organizations and the Kantian Peace: A Network Perspective. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 52 (2), 189-212

Dorussen, H., Lenz, H. and Ward, H., (2007). Public commitment strategies in intergovernmental negotiations on the EU Constitutional Treaty. The Review of International Organizations. 2 (2), 131-152

Dorussen, H., (2005). Governance, Development and State Building. The European Journal of Development Research. 17 (3), 411-422

Dorussen, H., (2004). Pim Fortuyn And the ?new? far right in the Netherlands. Representation. 40 (2), 131-145

Ravlo, H., Gleditsch, NP. and Dorussen, H., (2003). Colonial War and the Democratic Peace. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 47 (4), 520-548

DORUSSEN, H., (2002). Trade and Conflict in Multi-country Models: A Rejoinder. Journal of Peace Research. 39 (1), 115-118

DORUSSEN, H., (2001). Mixing Carrots with Sticks: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Positive Incentives. Journal of Peace Research. 38 (2), 251-262

Lin, TM., Enelow, JM. and Dorussen, H., (1999). Equilibrium in multicandidate probabilistic spatial voting. Public Choice. 98 (1-2), 59-82

Lin, T., Enelow, JM. and Dorussen, H., (1999). Equilibrium in multicandidate probabilistic spatial voting. Public Choice. 89 (1-2), 210-213

Dorussen, H., (1998). Economics of crime. Deterrence and the rational offender. TIDSSKRIFT FOR SAMFUNNSFORSKNING. 39 (2), 313-316

Dorussen, H., (1997). Singapore's authoritarian capitalism: Asian values, free market illusions, and political dependency - Lingle,C. PUBLIC CHOICE. 93 (1-2), 210-213

Books (3)

Kirchner, EJ. and Dorussen, H., (2018). Eu-japan Security Cooperation Trends and Prospects. Routledge. 113831580X. 9781138315808

Kirchner, EJ., Christiansen, T. and Dorussen, H., (2016). Security relations between China and the European Union: From convergence to cooperation?. Cambridge University Press. 1107149037. 9781316563243

Dorussen, H. and Taylor, M., (2002). Economic Voting. Routledge

Book chapters (13)

Kirchner, EJ., Christiansen, T. and Dorussen, H., (2016). Against the odds: (considerable) convergence and (limited) cooperation in EU-China security relations. In: Security Relations between China and the European Union: From Convergence to Cooperation?. Editors: Kirchner, EJ., Christiansen, T. and Dorussen, H., . Cambridge University Press (CUP). 229- 247. 9781107149038

Gizelis, T., Dorussen, H. and Petrova, M., (2016). Research Findings on the Evolution of Peacekeeping. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Editors: Thompson, WR., . Oxford University Press

Dorussen, H., Jin, L. and Fanoulis, E., (2016). Civil protection: Identifying opportunities for collaboration. In: Security Relations between China and the European Union: From Convergence to Cooperation?. 145- 166. 9781316563243

Kirchner, EJ., Christiansen, T. and Dorussen, H., (2015). EU-China security cooperation in context. In: Security Relations between China and the European Union: From Convergence to Cooperation?. European University Institute: Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. 1- 18. 9781316563243

Dorussen, H., Fanoulis, E. and Kirchner, EJ., (2015). The EU as Regulator of Civil Security across Europe. In: European Civil Security Goverance - Diversity and Cooperation in Crisis and Disaster Management. Editors: Bossong, R. and Hegemann, H., . Palgrave Macmillan. 9781137481108

Metternich, NW., Gleditsch, KS., Dorussen, H. and Ruggeri, A., (2012). International dimensions of internal conflict. In: Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States. 214- 222. 9781848448421

Dorussen, H. and Ward, H., (2011). Disaggregated Trade Flows and International Conflict. In: The Handbook on the Political Economy of War. Editors: Coyne, CJ. and Mathers, RL., . Edward Elgar Publishing. 515- 533. 9781848442481

Dorussen, H., Murshed, SM. and Ward, H., (2011). Any ties that bind? Economic diplomacy on the South Asian subcontinent. In: Economic Diplomacy: Economic and Political Perspectives. 149- 169. 9789004209602

Dorussen, H., Kirchner, EJ. and Sperling, J., (2010). Conclusion: structure, agency and the barriers to global security governance. In: National Security Cultures: Patterns of Global Governance. Editors: Kirchner, EJ. and Sperling, J., . Routledge. 287- 302. 0203850610. 9780415777438

Dorussen, H., (2009). �konomische und politische Zwangsmassnahmen in ethnopolitischen Konflikt. In: Identitat, Institutionen und �konomie: Ursachen innenpolitischer Gewalt. Editors: Bussman, M., Hasenclever, A. and Schneider, G., . Politsche Vierteljahresschrift. 417- 444

Lenz, H. and Dorussen, H., (2006). Denmark: The nordic model as an effort to bridge elite Euro-optimism and popular Euro-skepticism. In: Policy-Making Processes and the European Constitution: A Comparative Study of Member States and Accession Countries. 69- 76. 0415385075

Dorussen, H. and Taylor, M., (2003). Group Economic Voting: A comparison of the Netherlands and Germany. In: Economic Voting. Editors: Dorussen, H. and Taylor, M., . Routledge

Dorussen, H. and Palmer, HD., (2003). The context of economic voting: an introduction. In: Economic Voting. Editors: Dorussen, H. and Taylor, M., . Routledge

Reports and Papers (2)

Dorussen, HPR. and de Vooght, M., (2018). Putting Civilians First. NGO Perceptions and Expectations of UN Peacekeeping

Kirchner, EJ., Christiansen, T. and Dorussen, H., (2015). EU-China security cooperation in context

Other (4)

Dorussen, HPR., (2017).Dutch elections: Why Geert Wilders failed to destroy the mainstream government,The Conversation

Dorussen, H., (2016).More than Taxi-Drivers? Pitfalls and Prospects of Local Peacekeeping,Sustainable Security, Oxford Research Group

Dorussen, H. and Gizelis, T., (2015).Flipping the Classroom in Teaching Conflict Resolution,inpracticearticles

Boin, A., Bossong, R., Brazova, V., Di Camillo, F., Coste, F., Dorussen, H., Ekengren, M., Fanoulis, E., Hegemann, H., Hellenberg, T., Kesetovic, Z., Kirchner, EJ., Kuipers, S., Marrone, A., Matczak, P., Nexon, E., Pettersson, Y., Rhinard, M., Samardzija, V., Szalankiewicz, D., Tessari, P., Ungaro, AR. and Visuri, P., (2014).Civil Security and the European Union: A survey of European civil security systems and the role of the EU in building shared crisis management capacities,The Swedish Institute of International Affairs

Grants and funding

2016

IAA Funded Project

Economic & Social Research Council

Political Initiatives and Peacekeeping - Data Collection

Folke Bernadette Academy

Political Initiatives and Peacekeeping � Data Collection

Folke Bernadotte Academy

2013

UN Peace Building and Human Security in Post-Conflict Timor Leste

The British Academy

2012

Analysis of Civil Security Systems in Europe (ANVIL)

European Commission (FP7)

2010

Automated Peacekeeping Events (Data)

Folke Bernadette Academy

2009

UN Peackeeping & Local Governance: The Balkans

Folke Bernadette Academy

2008

Peacekeeping Locations Events Datset

Folke Bernadette Academy

Un Peacekeeping And Local Governance

Folke Bernadette Academy

Contact

hdorus@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872510

Location:

5.417, Colchester Campus