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Cornelia-Adriana Baciu, Miss

Dublin City University, School of Law and Government

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Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations


Cornelia-Adriana Baciu is a regular contributor to peer-reviewed policy-oriented journals or blogs on security and defence. The most recent publications were on RTÉ, and Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces Blog. A full list of publications can be found here:

Language Skills

  • English (fluent)
  • German (fluent)
  • French (good)
  • Romanian (mother tongue)


Cornelia-Adriana Baciu is PhD Candidate and IRC Government of Ireland Fellow at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University (DCU). Her current research focuses on EU internal and external security and she specialises in defence collaboration regimes, civil-military relations and EU Global Security Strategy. She delivered lectures to students in the programme Economics, Politics and Law at DCU and presented papers at several international conferences. She studied Politics and European Studies in Germany, India and Romania and was DAAD-Erasmus fellow at the Terrorism Prevention Branch, United Nations. In 2013, she was awarded the Prize for the best MA thesis at the University of Konstanz. In 2018, her book chapter "From Guardians of the State to Guardians of Democracy? Institutional Change and Military Transformation in Insecure States" will be published (under contract with Palgrave). Cornelia is a member of the Association pour les Études sur la guerre et la stratégie, Paris and DCU Brexit Institute and IICRR, Dublin.