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André Gerrits

Professor of International Studies and Global Politics

Name
Prof.dr. A.W.M. Gerrits
Telephone
+31 71 527 2949
E-mail
a.w.m.gerrits@hum.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0003-3693-9186

André Gerrits is Professor of International Studies and Global Politics at the Institute for History of the Faculty of Humanities.

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André Gerrits is Professor of International Studies and Global Politics at the Institute for History of the Faculty of Humanities.

Previously, he held the chair in Russian History and Politics at Leiden University and the Jean Monnet Chair in European Studies at the University of Amsterdam. He was also a Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Studies Clingendael and he held research positions at the Free University Amsterdam and the University of Groningen. Gerrits was visiting professor at the Reves Center for International Studies / History Department of the College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA. and at the Center for Mediterranean and European Studies of New York University, New York.

At Leiden University Gerrits co-developed and chaired the BA International Studies (2012-2016), the MA International Relations (2011-2016) and the BA Urban Studies (2018-2021). He currently chairs the Research Committee of the Faculty of Humanities and the Supervisory Committee of the Roosevelt Chair.

Gerrits also holds various administrative and advisory positions outside the university, including at the Dutch Research Council (NWO), the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Amnesty International, the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, and the Foundation for Progressive European Studies.

Gerrits conducted several research projects financed and / or commissioned by the Dutch Research Council (NWO), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the European Commission.

Online lecture series on the cold war (in Dutch)

College 1/5: "Wat waren de voordelen van de Koude Oorlog?"

College 2/5: "Hoe kon massamoordenaar Stalin zo populair zijn?"

College 3/5: "Hoe heeft de computer de Sovjet-Unie verwoest?"

College 4/5: "Is Rusland een dictatuur?"

College 5/5:  "Hoe lang nog voordat er een nieuwe Koude Oorlog uitbreekt?"

Professor of International Studies and Global Politics

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Institute for History
  • History and International Studies

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 0.19b

Contact

Publications

  • NWO Wetenschappelijk Adviescollege Domein Sociale en Geesteswetenschappen
  • Netherlands Helsinki Committee Committee member
  • EU-Russia Civil Society Forum Member of the Board
  • Foundation for Progressive Politics Member Scientific Council
  • Amnesty International Advisory and Selection Comission
  • Leiden University Chair and member board special Roosevelt Chair
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