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Jan Melissen

Associate Professor

Prof.dr. J. Melissen
+31 70 800 9300

Jan Melissen is a Senior Fellow International Relations and Diplomacy at ISGA. He is lecturing Diplomacy Theory and Practice and Diplomacy and Communication in the Master of Science International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD). Extension number: 8281.

More information about Jan Melissen

Jan Melissen is a Senior Fellow International Relations and Diplomacy at ISGA and full Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Antwerp, Belgium (part-time), and a non-resident Faculty Fellow with the Centre for Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Jan is founding Editor-in-Chief of The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, the leading research journal for the study of diplomacy, and editor of the Brill Diplomatic Studies book series. Jan held various management positions at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’ (2001-12) and he was previously Director of the Centre for the Study of Diplomacy at the University of Leicester (UK). He was a visiting professor at China’s Foreign Affairs University and the Korea Institute of International Economic Policy. Jan has done commissioned research on change and innovation in diplomacy for governments in Europe and the Asia-Pacific. He has published more than ten books and after 2010 his research articles have appeared in International Affairs, Global Policy, Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, International Studies Review, Global Affairs, European Foreign Affairs Review. His main publications can be found here.

Associate Professor

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Institute of Security and Global Affairs

Work address

Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague



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