Open to PhD applications in the field of
- Brexit Protocol on Ireland/Norther Ireland
- EU enlargement
- EU External Relations
- EU Treaty Reform
Current Research Opportunities
- Monitoring and assessing the evolution of north-south cooperation on the island of Ireland post Brexit: responses, impacts and trends
Public outreach & key achievements
- Professor Phinnemore has provided evidence to various parliamentary/assembly committees on Brexit and EU enlargement, and is engaged in promoting public discussion and debate around the Brexit process and the challenges and issues it raises for Northern Ireland, particularly with the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.
- He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Bruges) where he teaches a postgraduate course on EU enlargement and UK withdrawal from the EU.
- In 2010-11 he was seconded to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as a Senior Research Analyst to work on EU enlargement and the passage of the EU Act (2011) through Parliament.
|PhD Title||The influence of interest groups operating in Northern Ireland on the outcome of the Ireland/Northern Ireland dimension of the United Kingdom’s European Union withdrawal negotiations|
|PhD Title||Regional integration and democratisation: the European Union and Association of Southeast Asian Nations compared,|
Alumni: Where are they now
|PhD Title||Brexit and the Northern Ireland Constitution (2017-21)|
|Current Position||Research Fellow Guido Müntel, Kaliningrad and Europeanisation|
|PhD Title||Review of environmental cooperation and governance (2003-2010)|
|Current Position||Diplomat Erhan İçener|
|PhD Title||Explaining European union enlargement: a comparative study of Romania and Turkey (2003-2007)|
- The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice
- Professor Phinnemore is currently coordinating the ESRC-funded project "Governance for 'a place between’: the Multilevel Dynamics of Implementing the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland": https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/post-brexit-governance-ni/