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Terrorism and Security Research

The Terrorism and Security Research is led by Professor Christian Kaunert who holds the current Jean Monnet Chair in Policing and Counter-Terrorism in Europe. Previously, Professor Kaunert served as an Academic Director and Professor at the Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Professor of International Politics, Head of Discipline in Politics, and Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the University of Dundee.

Our areas of expertise

  • Migration and refugees
  • Intelligence studies
  • Border security
  • Terrorism and counter terrorism
  • Risk management and analysis
  • International security of drugs, human trafficking and organised crime
  • Cyber security and governance
  • Geopolitics of natural resources
  • EU Security

Current research