Thomas Kruiper

I am a PhD candidate at the University of Valencia. My research concerns the logic behind United Nations sanctions regimes since 1990, and is scheduled to be published in 2018 under the title: “United Nations Sanctions Regimes and Selective Security”. Related to my PhD research I am the author of the book ‘Recursos naturales, guerras y sanciones internacionales‘ (Tirant lo Blanch, 2014).

I work as an associate professor at the IE school of international relations and Saint Louis University (Madrid), where I teach courses in Political Theory, UN Peacekeeping Missions, African Politics, and Asian Politics.

Besides my teaching activities I am also the director of Liberia Monitors, a consultancy that specializes in monitoring and evaluation projects in the NGO sector in Liberia.

I am also an associate researcher at ReSeT, a Madrid-Based think tank on international relations and transnational governance, where I focus on Conflict, Sanctions, and International Development.

I received Masters Degrees from the Universities of Amsterdam (2009, International Relations) and Valencia (2011, International Law).

I hope you enjoy reading the articles on this blog. Feel free to contact me at tkruiper@faculty.ie.edu.