Visiting university researcher, PhD
Contemporary Middle East, Palestine mandate years, human security, peace-building, conflict resolution, Israel-Palestine conflict, Palestine in Mandate years, Syria.
Chief of Planning & Evaluation (EUPOL Afghanistan) (4/2014 - present)
Director of the Finnish Institute in the Middle East (1/2011- 4/2014)
Director of Crisis Management Centre Finland (8/2006-12/2010)
"Turning Points of Syria's War and the EU's Civilian Crisis Management Support to a Peace Process in Syria." Perspectives on European Security. STETE Yearbook 2013, 10-17 (published in April 2014).
"The Failure of the Security Paradigm in Syria. The Human Security Perspective." 79 FIIA Working Paper, January 2014.
“Way ahead: Recommendations for Development of Finnish Peace Mediation Capacities”. FIIA and CMI Report: Peace Mediation in the Globalised World: A Comparative Analysis of States as Peacemakers. Submitted manuscript.
“Building Capacity for the Palestinian Civil Police: EUPOL COPPS and Communications Project” (together with Hannu Rantanen and Jari Sundqvist). CMC Finland Civilian Crisis Management Studies, Vol.1, Number 3/2008.
“On Intelligent Approach in Crisis Management. In Need of Comprehensive Building Blocks for Finnish Crisis Management”. FINCENT Publication Series 1:2008, 85-96.