Dr. Dominik Tolksdorf
Dominik Tolksdorf has joined the IES in November 2011 as a member of the research cluster “EU foreign and security policy”. His research focus is on the European Union's external policies (particularly EU accession, neighbourhood, and crisis management policies), political developments in the post-Soviet states, the Balkans and Turkey, global governance issues, and international peace-building activities.
Dominik works as a consultant for the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Global Governance Institute/European Parliament and was a Transatlantic Post-doctoral Fellow for International Relations and Security (TAPIR) at the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University, the Institut français des relations internationales (IFRI) in Paris, and the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, D.C (2012-2014). Previously Dominik worked as an adjunct professor at Vesalius College at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2011-2012), as a research fellow at the Center for Applied Policy Research at the University of Munich (2006-2009), and as a visiting fellow at the European Union Police Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (EUPM), the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), and interned with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and the European Commission.
Dominik holds a MSc in European Politics, Law and Economics from the University of Turku (Finland) and a PhD in Political Science from the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.
IES Policy forum "The Role and achievements of EU Special Representatives in EU foreign policy" (15 June 2012)
Instructor in the inter-university "Summer School on European Policy-making" and in the University of Southern California (USC) Brussels Program "Contemporary Issues in European Foreign and Security Policy"
- Study at IES
- European Projects