Michelle Pace

Professor (MSO)

Universitetsvej 1

Building: 23.1

DK-4000 Roskilde

Denmark

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Denmark

Phone: 4674-2136

Mobile: 6173-6342

Curriculum

Principal Investigator on large FACE grant project on Syrian refugee minors in Denmark and Lebanon 

Principal Investigator on Carlsberg Foundation project on "State-less"- society relations in the West Bank 

Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham, School of Government and Society, College of Social Sciences 

Co-editor of the peer reviewed journal Mediterranean Politics

Winner of the 2015 and 2016 Golden Coffee Cup Roskilde University award for best supervisor.

Member of the International Scientific Advisory Board of the Arab Transitions project: http://arabtrans.eu/ .

External advisor/evaluator for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark (on Palestine, Danish-Arab Dialogue)

Member of an assessment committee: Fund for Academic Cooperation and Exchange (FACE) which supports academic cooperation between Denmark and the Middle East and North African region 

Academic Fellow, European Policy Centre (EPC, Brussels) 

Expert: European Commission H2020 experts portal

 

Research areas

See my personal video presentation on my main research areas: European-Middle East and North African relations; Democracy studies, human rights, interdisciplinarity.

 

Curriculum

Michelle Pace is Professor MSO within The External Relations of the European Union with special emphasis on the relations with the Middle East. She is also Honorary Professor in Politics and International Studies at the University of Birmingham in the UK.

Her research areas of interest include: identity politics, perceptions of democratisation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the development of the public sphere in the MENA region since the Arab “Uprisings”, de-democratisation, governance and pluralism in the Middle East, Egypt, Palestine. Recent projects she was principal investigator on include a British Academy funded project on A ‘Modern’ Islamist Democracy? Perceptions of democratization in the Arab-Mediterranean world and an ESRC funded project on Paradoxes and Contradictions in EU democracy promotion efforts in the Middle East. She has supervised a study of the Danish Arab Partnership Programme and is the academic evaluator for the Danish policy towards Palestine.

She is co-editor of the peer reviewed journal Mediterranean Politics. She was founder and convener of the British International Studies Association Working Group on International Mediterranean Studies (until 2013) and of the research group on the EU and democracy promotion efforts in the Middle East (2008 – to date).

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