Xymena Kurowska is an IR theorist interested in interpretive policy analysis. She earned her doctoral degree from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Her research and writing concentrate on interdisciplinary approaches to security and international state-building. She was a fellow of the European Foreign and Security Policy Studies Programme researching border policies in Eastern Europe and the CEU principal investigator for “Global Norm Evolution and Responsibility to Protect”, a collaborative project within the "Europe and Global Challenges” research framework, where she worked on Russian approaches to humanitarianism. For details see here
She welcomes inquiries and MA and PhD topics in the area of: International Political Sociology, social/IR/security theory, external/internal security policy, international intervention and state-building, EU-Eastern Europe relations, norms in international politics, and interpretive methodologies.