Dr. Isabelle Ioannides is a Senior Associate Researcher in the Institute for European Studies and a Scholar in the Department of Political Science, both at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). She currently works as a Policy Analyst in the European Parliamentary Research Service of the European Parliament, where she engages in policy development and research in support of the legislative oversight that Parliamentary committees and subcommittees conduct on EU external action. She also lectures in the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, is an Affiliated Alumna on the European Studies Progamme of the University of Virginia (USA), and a Senior Advisory Board Member of the ‘Hope for Children’ – UNCRC Policy Centre in Cyprus. Her publications examine EU peacebuilding and statebuilding in transitional societies, including the governance of the security sector, and EU crisis management, concentrating on EU performance in the Western Balkans and the Middle East & North Africa region. She has lived, worked and/or studied in North Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and the Palestinian Territories. Isabelle holds a PhD and a Masters of Research in international relations and security studies (University of Bradford, UK), a Masters of Research in political science (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, France) and a Bachelors in foreign affairs and French literature (University of Virginia, USA).

Dr. Isabelle Ioannides will be a speaker at the international conference Europe for the Many on Friday 8th November.