Professor Kerry Longhurst holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Birmingham, UK and an MSc in Strategic Studies from the University of Wales. She is currently Jean Monnet Professor and Deputy Head of Department of International Relations and Sustainable Development at Collegium Civitas in Warsaw and also a consultant and team leader on projects for the EU (DG NEAR and DEVCO) and other International Organisations in the Eastern neighborhood and the Black Sea region. Prior to coming to Poland, Professor Longhurst held an Advanced Marie Curie Fellowship at Ifri in Paris and was also Senior Lecturer at the European Research Institute at the University of Birmingham. Professor Longhurst has published widely on European Neighbourhood issues as well as other topics in European Security. Her publications include :

  • (2016) ‘Implementing the DCFTA in the context of state capture: assessing the position of Small and Medium Enterprises’ Eastern Journal of European Studies, Vol.7. Issue 2, 
  • (2016) Curriculum on European Studies focusing on the Relationship between the EU and the Black Sea Region’. (EU Delegation, Georgia).
  • (2015) ‘Mapping Developments in the Post-Soviet Space’, Polish Political Quarterly Special issue (Editor) Spring.
  • (2013) ‘Foreign Policy Reconfigurations in Central and Eastern Europe’ in The Journal of Communist and Post-Communist Studies 04/2013.
  • 'Forging a new Ostpolitik: An Assessment of the European Union's Eastern Partnership' (2010) Studia i Analizy (Collegium Civitas) Published in Polish and English.
  • ‘Beyond Enlargement - The European Union and its New Eastern Neighbours’ in Thierry de Montbrial and Philippe Moreau Defarges (eds.) RAMSES 2010 - Crise mondiale et gouvernance globale (Dunod). (In French)
  • ‘Recasting Relations with the Neighbours - Prospects for the Eastern Partnership’ an Ifri Europe Visions Paper written with Susanne Nies 
  • ‘Injecting More Differentiation into European Neighbourhood Policy’ in Russia/NEI Issues

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