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Dr Cristian Nitoiu

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Cristian joined the department as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations in September. Before coming to Aston he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in EU-Russia relations and Ukraine at LSE IDEAS and he held research positions at Trinity College Dublin and the College of Europe (Natolin campus, ENP Chair).

He is an expert on EU and Russian foreign policy, EU-Russia relations, Eastern Europe, international relations, the European public sphere or international political communication.  His recent most book on ‘EU Foreign Policy Analysis: Democratic Legitimacy, Media, and Climate Change’ was published in 2015 by Palgrave. He is currently working on a book on EU-Russia relations during Putin’s third term, one on the role of the ideal self in world politics and a project on the European Parliament’s approach towards the post-Soviet space and Russia.

  • Loughborough University - PhD in International Relations. 
  • University of Nottingham - MA research track in International Relations
  • University of Bucharest - BA in International Relations and European Studies 

 

EU and Russian foreign policy, EU-Russia relations, Eastern Europe, international relations, the European public sphere or international political communication. 

  • LP2037 Regional Politics and Society
  • LP3042 BRICS and Emerging Power Shifts in World Politics (not currently available)
  • LPM045 Power, Competition and Conflict in Eurasia

 

Room: NW922h
Phone: 0121 204 4009
Email: c.nitoiu@aston.ac.uk
Office hours:
Monday 15-17
Tuesday 15-17