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Professor in International Relations, University of Warwick

Prof. Maria Koinova is Professor in International Relations at the University of Warwick and Senior Associate Fellow at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research in Germany. She is the author of “Diaspora Entrepreneurs and Contested States” (Oxford University Press, 2021) and "Ethnonationalist Conflict in Postcommunist States" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013). She is currently leading a work package in the EU Jean Monnet Network "Between the EU and Russia." Her numerous articles and special issues on ethnic conflicts, diaspora politics and international migration have been published in the European Journal of International Relations, International Studies Review, Review of International Studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Political Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies and Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, among others.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Professor in International Relations, University of Warwick

Education

  • 2018 
    University of Notre Dame, Research Fellow, Kroc Center for International Peace Studies
  • 2011 
    Harvard University, Visiting research fellow
  • 2008 
    Dartmouth College, Research fellow
  • 2007 
    Cornell University, Research fellow
  • 2005 
    Harvard University, Research and Visiting Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Davis Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • 2005 
    European University Institute, Ph.D. Political and Social Sciences

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Polycentric Governance of Transit Migration
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Centre for Global Cooperation Research
  • 2011
    Diasporas and Contested Sovereignty
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    European Research Council, Starting Grant