Prof. Jeffrey Checkel will hold a guest lecture on the topic "Institutions at Bay? Rethinking the Connection between International Institutions and Identity" in the MA-Lecture “Theories of International Institutions and Organizations“ by Dr. Thomas Dörfler.
Room: Campus Griebnitzsee, House 6, H06
Date: 5.12.2019 10-12
Jeffrey T. Checkel is Professor of International Studies and Simons Chair in International Law and Human Security at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver). He will join the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute in January 2020, as Chair in International Politics. After a first degree from Cornell University in applied physics, Checkel received a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1991). Among the honors he has received is the Humboldt Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2015). In 2014, he was named a Global Fellow at the Peace Research Institute Oslo, in recognition of his contributions to research on peace and conflict.
Checkel's research interests include international relations theory (domestic-international linkages, international institutions, constructivism, governance), conflict studies (civil war), European integration (Europeanization, identity) and qualitative methods (process tracing, bridging positivist-interpretive techniques).
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