Thesis: “The Science of Crisis: Complexity Theory and the Kosovo Conflict”.
Previous Work experience
November 2005 – November 2006 Arts and Humanities Research Council, Bristol, UK
Head of International
Responsible for the overall design and implementation of AHRC’s international strategy, in collaboration with AHRC’s Director of Research and Chief Executive (re-grading of the position delineated below).
Book: A New Science of International Relations: Modernity, Complexity and the Kosovo Crisis, Ashgate, December 2010
Complexity As An Epistemic Revolution: Considerations on the New Science in the Context of Western Intellectual History, in Philosophy and Complexity: Essays on Epistemology, Evolution, and Emergence, Edited by Carlos Gershenson, Diederik Aerts, and Bruce Edmonds, book chapter published by World Scientific, 2007.
Complexity in a Complex Europe: Reflections on the Cultural Genesis of a New Science, in Thinking Complexity: Complexity and Philosophy, Volume 1, ISCE publishing, 2007
Complexity in a Complex Europe, Journal of Emergence: Complexity and Organisation, Volume 8, Number 2, 2006
French Philosophy, Complexity, and Scientific Epistemology: Moving beyond the Modern "Episteme", Emergence 2003, Vol. 5, No. 1, Pages 77-98
Revolution and World Politics (Book review), Journal of Conflict, Security and Development, December 2002
Keynote Speeches at Major Conferences
Remittances, Migration and Development. United Nations Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC), New York, November 2005. Please visit: http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2005/gaef3130.doc.htm
Continental Philosophy, Complexity, and Scientific Epistemology: Moving beyond the Modern "Episteme", Complexity, Science and Society Conference, Liverpool: September 2005.
Security Research: A Perspective from the Humanities. National Conference on EU Research Funding, Saarland University, June 2005.
International Relations Theory, Complexity Science and the Kosovo Conflict. British International Studies Association, Annual Conference, Birmingham: December 2003.
Migration, Remittances and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Keynote Speaker at the III International Seminar on the Social and Economic Development of Sub-Saharan Africa, Spanish Ministry of External Relations, 2003.
Internet and e-mail:
Outlook and Explorer Proficient
Visual DC ++
Other software: SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) – Fair
2003: Spanish Ministry of External Relations: Diploma of Keynote Speaker at the III international Seminar on the Social and Economic Development of Sub-Saharan Africa. Presentation: Migration, Remittances and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
2001: University of Newcastle: Development Trust Bursary
2001: ESRC: Postgraduate award
2000: French Ministry of Education: MA bursary, on academic merit
2000: University of Northumbria at Newcastle: John Elcock Prize for the best final year dissertation.
Member of the British International Studies Association (BISA, since 2001) - UK representative at the COST Technical Committee for Social Sciences and Humanities (since 2004) - AHRC representative at the European Science Foundation's Standing Committee for the Humanities (since 2004) - Chair of the UK Research Councils International Network (RC-INT, from July 2005 to November 2006) - Member of the AHRC ‘Building Effective Leadership’ Team: several training sessions on leadership and management (from April 2004)
History and Philosophy of Science, International Science Policy, Research Management, Continental Philosophy, International Relations, Balkans Politics.
Sailing / Yachting (I am a qualified Skipper), world traveling, reading.