Mika Aaltola

Director; Editor in chief, Ulkopolitiikka (Finnish Journal of Foreign Affairs)

Executive Assistant Päivi Kulo +358 9 432 7703


US domestic and foreign affairs, great power relations, Finnish foreign and security policy, global governance

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Toni Alaranta

Senior Research Fellow – The European Union Research Programme

Turkey’s domestic and foreign policies, especially Turkey’s relations with the EU, USA and Russia; the Kurdish question; Cyprus question; Middle East great power politics; political islam, political ideologies

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Bart Gaens

Project Director, CUSPP; Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security Research Programme

Japanese studies (area studies), Japan in the Asian regional context, major power relations in East Asia, EU-Asia relations, Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)

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Niklas Helwig

Senior Research Fellow - The European Union research programme

EU foreign policy and defence cooperation, German foreign and defence policy, transatlantic security cooperation.

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Juha Jokela

Programme Director - The European Union research programme

EU’s foreign and security policy, the UK withdrawal from the EU (Brexit), EU in global and regional governance, Finland’s EU policy

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Jyrki Kallio

Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

Chinese political culture, Chinese foreign policy, regional issues in East Asia, China’s society, traditional Chinese thought

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Wolfgang Mühlberger

Senior Research Fellow – The European Union Research Programme

EU-MENA (Middle East and North Africa) relations; post-Arab Spring political transitions and armed conflicts in Libya and Syria; Levant: Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab conflicts; transnational and national Islamist movements: Hamas, Hezbollah, Muslim Brotherhood.”

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Ryhor Nizhnikau

Senior Research Fellow - The EU's Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia Research Programme

The EU’s Eastern neighbourhood, Russian policy in the post-soviet space, domestic and foreign policies of Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine

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Matti Pesu

Senior Research Fellow - The European Union research programme

Finnish foreign, security and defence policy, European security, transatlantic relations, Foreign Policy Analysis.

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Ville Sinkkonen

Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

United States foreign policy, United States Middle East policy, norms, values and power in foreign policy, changing constellations of global power, trust in international politics

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Teemu Tammikko

Senior Research Fellow - The European Union research programme

Terrorism and other political violence, counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism in Europe, border security and Schengen Treaty. Spanish politics.