Dr. Cornelia Baciu is a Researcher at the Department of Political Science and Centre for Military Studies, University of Copenhagen. She specialised in international security organizations and conflict research. She is developing a research agenda that seeks to introduce the notion of ‘order’ understood as the interplay and governance processes between state institutions, everyday power relations, and the international organization. She also specialized in meta-science, where she focuses on epistemological pluralism.
Prior to joining the University of Copenhagen, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg, and DAAD-Postdoctoral Fellow in the program 'United States, Europe, and World Order' at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. She obtained degrees or was a research scholar at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, University of Maynooth, Dublin City University, University of Konstanz, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi and at the United Nations Office in Vienna. Cornelia Baciu conducted extensive field research in conflict zones in South Asia, as well as at NATO, EU and UN headquarters, and at ministries of foreign affairs and defense in several European countries and the US.
Cornelia Baciu published two books and several journal articles on global governance, institutions, peace and security, and contributed to the Parliamentary Deployment Votes Dataset on military missions (http://deploymentvotewatch.eu/). Her research received funding awards by the German Academic Research Service, European Union, Cluster of Excellence at the University of Konstanz, Young European Research Universities Network, ZEIT-Stiftung Hamburg, the land of Baden-Württemberg, Irish Research Council and Carlsberg Foundation.