My main research interest is in international relations, particularly the study of international security, international institutions and Global South.

In my research, I study the roots of state action, exploring how commerce, norms and geopolitics inform foreign policy-making. My current work is focused in two areas:

My work appeared in various international peer-reviewed outlets, but also in War on the Rocks, European Leadership Network, or Financiele Dagblad

I am presently Assistant Professor of International Relations at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

In 2018-2019, I was a CISAC Junior Faculty Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford. In 2014-2015, I was a Max Weber Fellow at European University Institute in Florence. Before these positions, I conducted my PhD research at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, from 2010 till 2014. In 2012-2013, I was a Fulbright visiting researcher at Columbia University in New York. In summer 2014, I attended The Hague Academy of International Law.



















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