Leonhardt van Efferink: Lebanon’s sovereignty – The military, social and political rise of Hezbollah

Introduction

Leonhardt van EfferinkLeonhardt van Efferink is Editor of ExploringGeopolitics, Founding Director of GeoMeans Strategic Environment Analysis and PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. He holds Master’s degrees in Geopolitics, Territory and Security (King’s College London) and Financial Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam). Read more

Gertjan Dijkink: Geopolitical Knowledge 1 – the Netherlands, Bosnia and the language of power

Introducing Gertjan Dijkink

Gertjan DijkinkUntil his retirement in early 2011, Dr Gertjan Dijkink worked as Associate professor of political and cultural geography at the University of Amsterdam. He is also author of the frequently quoted book “National Identity and Geopolitical Visions: Maps of Pride and Pain”. This is part 1 of “Are There National Differences In Geopolitical Knowledge?”, the farewell speech he gave at the University of Amsterdam on 26 January 2011. You can go to part 2 by clicking on this link. Read more

Saul Cohen: Geopolitical Review 2011 – Global events and US foreign policy

Introducing Saul Cohen

Saul CohenProfessor Saul Cohen is University Professor Emeritus at Hunter College and the City University of New York. He is also Editor of the Oxford World Atlas, among other positions. Professor Cohen obtained his PhD at Harvard University and is specialised in geopolitical theory and political geography. He has written extensively about political and economic geography, Israel and Middle East geography, education and environmental perception. In 2008, the second edition of his book “Geopolitics: the Geography of International Relations” was published. Read more

Leonhardt van Efferink: Arctic Geopolitics – Russia’s territorial claims, UNCLOS, the Lomonosov Ridge

Introduction

Leonhardt van EfferinkLeonhardt van Efferink is Editor of ExploringGeopolitics, Founding Director of GeoMeans Strategic Environment Analysis and PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. He holds Master’s degrees in Geopolitics, Territory and Security (King’s College London) and Financial Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam). Read more

Dale Walton: World order, Heartland, European sea powers, post-Columbian Epoch

Introducing Dale Walton

Dale WaltonDr. C. Dale Walton is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Lindenwood University in St. Charles (Missouri, US). A US citizen, his previous career experience includes teaching International Relations at the University of Reading (UK) from 2007-12, serving on the faculty of the Defense and Strategic Studies Department at Missouri State University from 2001-07, and working as a Senior Analyst with the National Institute for Public Policy. As a PhD student at the University of Hull (UK), he was an H.B. Earhart Fellow. Read more

Dale Walton: Revolutions in Strategic Perspective (RSP) and Military Affairs (RMA)

Introducing Dale Walton

Dale WaltonDr. C. Dale Walton is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Lindenwood University in St. Charles (Missouri, US). A US citizen, his previous career experience includes teaching International Relations at the University of Reading (UK) from 2007-12, serving on the faculty of the Defense and Strategic Studies Department at Missouri State University from 2001-07, and working as a Senior Analyst with the National Institute for Public Policy. As a PhD student at the University of Hull (UK), he was an H.B. Earhart Fellow. Read more

Paul Routledge: Alter-Geopolitics, nuclear disarmament, civil disobedience

Introducing Paul Routledge

Paul RoutledgePaul Routledge is Reader at the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences of the University of Glasgow. In the past, he worked at Harvard University, the Albert Einstein Institution in Cambridge (MA, US) and the University of Bristol. Paul obtained his PhD in Geography at Syracuse University. Dr Routledge further holds a BSc and MSc in Geography, from respectively Kingston Polytechnic and London School of Economics and Political Science. Read more

David Criekemans: The geopolitics of renewable energy – Different or similar to conventional energy?

Introducing David Criekemans

David CriekemansDr. David Criekemans is Research-co-ordinator and Senior Researcher ‘European and Global Relations’, Flemish Centre for International Policy (FCIP), Antwerp (Belgium). Read more

Federico Bordonaro: demography, Black Sea-Caspian region, strategic territories

Introducing Federico Bordonaro

Federico BordonaroFederico Bordonaro (1972) currently works as a political and geopolitical analyst. Furthermore, he has worked as a lecturer in geopolitics and political history. Dr Bordonaro obtained a PhD in modern and current history at Paris La Sorbonne University, discussing a thesis on the European Security and Defence Policy. He also has a Master’s degree in Diplomacy. Read more

Heinz Nissel: Human geography, politics, power, space, future of mankind, Geopolitik

Introducing Heinz Nissel

picture Heinz NisselDr. Heinz Nissel is Reader and Advisor for diploma students and doctoral candidates at Vienna University. He worked there as Associate Professor before retiring in September 2009. In the past, Dr Nissel also worked at universities in Cologne, Berlin and Marburg. He studied Geography, Philosophy and Sociology at Vienna University, where he obtained a DPhil in 1974. Read more