Robert Jenkins

Senior Associate Researcher

Dr Jenkins joined the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS) of the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG-VUB) on 15 January 2022 as a Senior Associate Researcher. He is a Professor of Political Scientist at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. Also a sociologist, his research and teaching interests are in Transatlantic security; international organizations; state building; nationalism and ethnic conflict; and post-Communist transitions. He was long-time Director of the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies at UNC and has been active in study abroad programs in Central and Southeast Europe as well as South Africa for twenty years.