Ville Sinkkonen is a Senior Research Fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Center on US Politics and Power. His research focuses on US foreign policy, great-power politics, normative power, and the politics of trust in international relations.
Sinkkonen is the author of A Comparative Appraisal of Normative Power: The European Union, the United States and the January 25th, 2011 Revolution in Egypt (Brill, 2015), and his work has been published in the Cambridge Review of International Affairs, the Journal of Transatlantic Studies, and European Foreign Affairs Review, among others. He holds an LL.D. (International Law) from the University of Turku, where he defended his doctoral dissertation Failing hegemony? Four essays on the global engagement of the United States of America in the 21st Century in December 2020.
Sinkkonen is the chairperson of the Finnish International Studies Association (FISA) and co-editor of the Nordic Review of International Studies (NRIS).
US foreign policy, norms and values in foreign policy, great-power politics, trust in international politics
Doctor of Laws (LL.D., International Law), University of Turku, 2021
Master of Social Sciences (Political Science), University of Turku, 2013
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Political Science), University of Turku, 2010
Finnish, English (working languages)
Finland’s evolving role in Euro-Atlantic security
America’s changing global role and its impacts on transatlantic relations
Development of EU’s Sanctions Policy: Political and economic implications for Finland
European Strategic Autonomy in a Geo-economic World
Superregionalism and Contentious Connectivity in Asia
Multilateral cooperation in an era of strategic competition: Options for influence for Finland and the European Union
Reignite Multilateralism via Technology