Dr. Sarah Wolff

Training: “Training “Integrated border management migration policies and cross-border cooperation".

Dr Sarah Wolffis Director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence – Centre for European Research and Reader in European integration and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London. She is principal investigator of a three-year project on the future of EU-UK relations (NEXTEUK). She is also Senior Associate Research Fellow at The Netherlands Institute for International Relations, visiting professor at the College of Europe and co-editor of Mediterranean Politics. She is an expert on EU public policies, Justice and Home Affairs (JHA), migration and border management policies, as well as EU-Arab Mediterranean relations. Her monograph The Mediterranean Dimension of the European Union’s Internal Security (Palgrave, 2012) builds upon fieldwork in Europe, Morocco, Egypt and Jordan. She received the LISBOAN Research Award 2012 for her book ‘Freedom, Security and Justice after Lisbon and Stockholm’ (Asser, 2012; co-editor). In the field of JHA, she has provided expertise to the European Commission Research Executive Agency, EASO, OECD, Frontex, and DG Home.  

In 2014/2015 she was a Fulbright-Schuman fellow at the Transatlantic Academy (Washington, DC) where she investigated the role of religion in Transatlantic Foreign policy. She was also awarded a 2014/2015 Leverhulme Research grant for a research on EU Engagement with Islamist political parties in Morocco and Tunisia. She is currently working on the role of Secularism and Religion in EU Foreign Policy and is Principal Investigator for the NEXTEUK project on the future of EU-UK relations (2019-2022).  

Prior to her current position, Dr. Wolff was acting director of the MSc in European Public Policy at UCL in 2011-2012. Before then, she worked in DG DEVCO (European Commission) and as a parliamentary assistant in the European Parliament. Dr. Wolff holds a PhD in International Relations (LSE, 2009), an Msc in European Politics and Governance (LSE, 2004) and a BA in Public Administration (Science Po Grenoble, 1999). 

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