Research

Research group

International Politics

Expertise

  • International peace and security - Special expertise: policy and politics of nuclear weapons/atomic weapons, weapons of mass destruction: -- deterrence; nuclear doctrines of nuclear armed states, esp. US and Russia -- proliferation: Iran, Saudi Arabia, North Korea -- nonproliferation: Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) -- NATO nuclear policy, incl. US tactical nuclear weapons in Europe -- Belgian nuclear policy (Kleine Brogel, F-16/F-35,…) -- bilateral arms control agreements US-Russia (ABM, INF, New START,…) -- Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) -- nuclear security; nuclear terrorism -- missile defense - European security: -- NATO -- European defense -- relations with Russia (Ukraine, Putin,…) - terrorism: -- radicalization (e.g. Belgian Syria fighters) -- terrorism -- nuclear and radiological terrorism - insider threat - coercive diplomacy

Projects

You can find here all of the projects that are recorded in the research database of UAntwerp under the name of the academic staff member that acts as a promoter, copromoter or grant holder (a.o. FWO). It concerns only those research projects and mandates that were acquired after an external or internal competition.