Angel Angelov is a diplomat at the Permanent Mission of Bulgaria to the UN in New York, where he covers issues like peacekeeping, Middle East, Balkans, Security Council agenda and reform, cooperation between the UN and Regional organizations, etc.
He has PhD in Political Science (Sofia University) and postgraduate degrees from the University of Geneva & the Geneva Centre for Security Policy; the University of Bologna; the University of Athens; and the University of Kent. He was awarded with numerous research and study grants, incl. Jean Monnet Research Fellowship; Marie-Curie Fellowship; OSI fellowships; Sasakawa Doctoral Fellowship; Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Societe grant; fellowships from the Swiss, the Italian and the Greek governments; etc.
His professional background includes university teaching and management of academic projects. He participated in over 100 international conferences and workshops on foreign policy, hosted in 27 countries and has over 40 academic and newspaper articles and book chapters.
Mr. Paul Bellamy
New Zealand Parliamentary Service, Parliament, Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Parliamentary Service, Parliament, Wellington, New Zealand
I am a Research Analyst in the New Zealand Parliament and a former political science lecturer at the University of Canterbury. I still publish outside of my work for Parliament. I am currently co-authoring a book on post-WWII civil wars for CQ Press and frequently author chapters and articles. My most recent refereed article was in the NZ Journal of Asian Studies June 2012 edition.
Dr. Michel Bouchard
University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Professor, Department of International Security Studies, US Air War College. Author of articles on human security and sustainable development, conflict and peacemaking and peacebuilding, responsibility to protect, climate change, African and South Asian security issues.
Dr. Anthony David Burke
The University of New South Wales, Australia
Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, United States
Director of Research, Department of Psychiatry, Tripler Army Medical Center. Faculty in Psychiatry, University of Hawaii, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
Dr. Sean Peter Giovanello
Department of Political Science and Policy Studies
Elon University, United States
Sean Giovanello is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Policy Studies at Elon University in North Carolina. Sean received his MA and Ph,D. in Politics from Brandeis University. He has published on a variety of topics including the domestic politics of arms control treaty ratification, chemical weapons arms control, nuclear proliferation, and the securitization of natural disasters. He is affiliated with the Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS) and is past president of the International Studies Association - South.
Dr. John Janzekovic
University of the Sunshine Coast,
Maroochydore DC, Queensland, Australia
Dr. Christopher LaMonica
Associate Professor of Comparative Politics Christopher.LaMonica@uscga.edu
Dr. LaMonica’s research encompasses local and coastal governance in
sub-Saharan Africa, trade logistics and port security, and the social,
environmental, and other developmental impacts of oil extraction. In
addition to his own research, Dr. LaMonica also supervises senior
honors advanced research projects on maritime safety and security
capacity-building in West Africa. He is currently an Associate
Professor of Comparative Politics at the United States Coast Guard
Prior to entering academia, Dr. LaMonica worked in ocean freight
shipping for Kuehne & Nagel (UK) Ltd., the International Energy Agency
(IEA) at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
(OECD), the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID),
and for USAID/Zambia. He previously served on the faculty of Victoria
University in New Zealand.
Dr. LaMonica received a B.A. in Economics from the University of
Massachusetts, a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School at
Harvard University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from
Dr. Alexander Lautensach
School of Education, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii, Manoa, United States
Deane Neubauer is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, Senior Research Fellow of the Globalization Research Center (UHM) and Senior Advisor to the International Forum for Education 2020 Program of the East West Center.
His research interests lie in health policy, political economy, higher education, global sport, and globalization. His work explores globalization phenomena as a major vector of social change throughout the world. He has worked in higher education accreditation since the 1980’s with this current work focusing on quality and other higher education issues throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Dr. Math Noortmann
Coventry, United Kingdom
CV1 5FB, United Kingdom
Prague Center for Global Health, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University of Medicine
Prague, Czech Republic
John Quinn is a medical doctor, holds his MPH and is a current PhD student in hygiene and epdiemiology. He works on sustainable development issues in public health policy in fragile and failing nation-states with realtionship to piblic health. He has published articles about state fragility and its causes, healthcare staffing and brain drain in the Middle East, war and conflict and book chapters about food security, primary prevention and health security in the new global normal of failing human security. He has worked as a paramedic and doctor throughout the Middle East, Central Europe, Southern Asia and presently is designing and implementing a public health and emergency medical system in Southern Peru. Dr. Quinn currently is conducing research on the connection, causes and themes of healthcare, public health and health indicators in fragile and failing sates. He presently resides in Arequipa Peru with his family.
Dr. Kirsti Stuvøy
Lillehammer University College, Norway
Centre for Strategic and Security Studies, School of International Relations and Politics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Dr. C. Vinodan is currently Assistant Professor & Chair, Centre for Strategic and Security Studies, School of International Relations and Politics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has worked previously at the Post Graduate and Research Department of Political Science, Sree Narayana College, Kollam and Department of Political Science, University of Kerala. His area of teaching and research includes: Security studies; Disarmament and peace studies; International Relations; Asian/South Asian Security issues; India /China studies ; Energy, Environment and Human Security issues etc…..He obtained his M.A. (II Rank), M.Phil and PhD in Political Science from the University of Kerala. He was awarded the Visiting Scholar Fellowship (2003) by the Claremont Graduate University, California, USA and the US Department of States Fulbright American Studies Institute (FASI) Fellowship in 2000 and subsequently completed a course on Foreign Policy at the University of Delaware, Philadelphia in 2000. He had attended numerous courses in International Relations within India and abroad. He has also presented papers in different national and international conferences in India and abroad. Dr. Vinodan also received numerous awards. They include: UGC Major Research Project (2009-11), ICSSR Major Research Project ( 2010-12) Claremont Graduate University Visiting Scholar Fellowship (2003), FASI Award 2000, RCSS (Colombo) Summer Award-2000. Ford Foundation-ASRC Teacher Research Grant (1999), ASRC Teacher Study Grant (1998), Kerala University Post Doctoral Award (2003-2005). He has published more than 30 research papers and two books are under publication process.