Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1353 København K, Building: 18.2.18
Rebecca Adler-Nissen's research focuses on International Relations theory (especially international political sociology, stigma, status, norms and the practice turn), diplomacy, sovereignty and European integration (especially the euro, common migration, asylum and border policies, the Danish and British opt-outs, differentiated integration, and the EU's common foreign policy and the External Action Service) as well as fieldwork, participant observation and anthropological methods in IR.
Rebecca Adler-Nissen is directing the ERC-funded project "DIPLOFACE: Between Confidential Negotiations and Public Display", she is the research coordinator for International Relations and she is deputy director of Images in International Security, see www.images.ku.dk
Rebecca Adler-Nissen has been a visiting research fellow at the Centre for International Security Studies (University of Sydney), Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (McGill University/Université de Montréal) and the European University Institute in Florence. She is former Head of Section in the Department of European Policy, at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Previously, Rebecca has been project manager at the Confederation of Danish Industry and research analyst at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS). In 2015, she received the Nils Klim Prize and in 2016 she was awarded the silver medal by The Royal Danish Academy for Sciences and Letters.
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca (2014) Opting Out of the European Union: Diplomacy, Sovereignty and European Integration, Cambridge University Press. (Winner of the Susan Strange best book award 2015 of the British International Studies Association and co-winner of the International Studies Association IPS Section's 2015 book award)
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca and Rasmus Vanggaard Knudsen (2005) Forenet i mangfoldighed? EU's forfatningstraktat i demokratiteoretisk perspektiv [United in Diversity? The EU's Constitutional Treaty in a Democratic Theoretical Perspective] (Copenhagen: DJØF). Awarded the Gold Medal of the University of Copenhagen
Special issues of journals:
Journal articles and book chapters:
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca (2017) "Are we 'Nazi Germans' or 'Lazy Greeks'? Negotiating International Hierarchies in the Euro Crisis" In Ayse Zarakol (ed.), Hierarchies in World Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca (2014) 'Stigma Management in International Relations: Transgressive Identities, Norms and Order in International Society', International Organization, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 143-176.
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca (2014) 'Symbolic Power in European Diplomacy: The Struggle Between National Foreign Services and the EU's External External Service', Review of International Studies, vol. 40, no. 4. pp 657-681.
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca (2012) "Making a Multinational Foreign Policy Elite" in Niilo Kauppi and Mikael Rask Madsen (eds), Global Power Elites, London, Routledge, forthcoming.
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca (2009) "From Distant Dream to Joint Action: The European Security and Defence Policy", in Handbook of International Organisations, Copenhagen: Royal Danish Defence College. pp. 55-86
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca (with Andreas Bauman) (2009) 'Politikerne og EU: Er tilhængerne blevet skeptikere?', RÆSON, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 56-59.
Adler-Nissen, Rebecca (2008) "Organized Duplicity? When States Opt Out of the EU", Rebecca Adler-Nissen and Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen (eds.): Sovereignty Games: Instrumentalising State Sovereignty in a European context (New York: Palgrave).
Adler-Nissen (2008) "Satsningen: Udenrigspolitikken skal redde EU", RÆSON, vol. 2, no. 4.
Selected commissioned work
Research related activities
- Council Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) (2015-)
- Member of The Young Academy, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (2012-2017)
- Secretary-Treasurer of the International Political Sociology Section of the ISA
- Member of the steering committee of Center of European Politics, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen (http://www.cep.polsci.ku.dk/)
- Board member of NISA (Nordic International Studies Association)
- Board member of ECSA (Denmark) (http://www.ecsa.dk/web/)