Niels van Willigen
Dr. Niels van Willigen is an associate professor of international relations in the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University.
Dr. Niels van Willigen is an associate professor of international relations in the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University. His professional interests include theories of international relations, foreign policy analysis, and security studies—particularly peace operations, arms control, nuclear non-proliferation and European security.
He teaches bachelor and master courses on these or related topics in the Institute of Political Science. His publications appeared, amongst others, in European Journal of International Relations, International Peacekeeping, and East European Politics.
Van Willigen coordinates the Jean Monnet Network ‘Reconceptualizing European Power in an Age of Turmoil’ (RENPET), which is funded by the European Commission. He is also involved as guest lecturer in educational programs for foreign policy and defence professionals and is regularly invited for expert meetings at foreign policy and defence institutions. Van Willigen is a non-resident senior fellow in the Peace & Security Section of the Global Governance Institute (GGI) and associate researcher for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR).
Niels van Willigen is available to supervise PhD students and invites PhD research proposals in the areas of:
- International Relations
- Foreign Policy Analysis
- European security
See for more information on PhD positions:
- Eigenaar Budo Ryu Katsu (Japanse verdedigingssport)
- Senior Analyst Peace & Security
- Lid medezeggenschapsraad