Ruben Zaiotti

Associate Professor / Director, Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence / Jean Monnet Chair in Border Control

Zaiotti pic 2016

Phone: (902) 494-6609
Mailing Address: 
Department of Political Science Rm 339, 3rd Floor, Henry Hicks Bldg Dalhousie University, 6283 Alumni Crescent, PO Box 15000 Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • European Union governance and policy
  • Migration and Border Control
  • Public Diplomacy
  • International Relations
  • International Security
  • Transatlantic Relations
  • Social Media


  • Politics of the European Union
  • Social Media and Politics
  • International Relations Theory
  • Contemporary Security Studies
  • Public Diplomacy
  • International Organization
  • Qualitative Methods


  • University of Bologna (B.A.)
  • University of Oxford (Master of Studies)
  • University of Toronto (Ph.D.)

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Dr Zaiotti is currently the director of the Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence and the Jean Monnet Chair in Border Control.

You can find his musings about Europe and borders on X (formerly Twitter) @schengenizer.