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Markwica, Robin

Research Associate

European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre, Italy


Max Weber alumnus

Robert Schuman Centre

Cohort(s): 2017/2018

Ph.D. Institution

University of Oxford , United Kingdom


Robin Markwica is a Programme Associate in the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute and a Research Fellow in the Centre for International Security at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
Robin obtained an M.Phil. in Modern History from the University of Cambridge (Corpus Christi College) and a D.Phil. in International Relations from the University of Oxford (Nuffield College). He held a research fellowship in the Department of Government at Harvard University.
His book Emotional Choices: How the Logic of Affect Shapes Coercive Diplomacy (Oxford University Press) develops “emotional choice theory” as a third action model besides rational choice theory and constructivist perspectives.
His research interests include International Relations, international security, war and peace, foreign policy analysis, and constructivist and psychological approaches to international relations.
He has been awarded the International Security Best Book Award, American Political Science Association (APSA), the Christiane Rajewsky Prize, German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (AFK), the Rupert Riedl Prize, Club of Vienna the Diligentia Prize for Empirical Research, Diligentia Foundation for Empirical Research and the Best Book Award, Emotions in Politics and International Relations Working Group, British International Studies Association (BISA).

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