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Prof. Assoc. Dr. Enri Hide

Enri Hide is a lecturer of International Security and Geopolitics at the European University of Tirana (EUT). He obtained his bachelor’s in international Relations and holds a MA on EU and Developing Countries and MSc on International Relations and Strategic Studies. Mr. Hide obtained his PhD in International Relations (on Terrorism and Extremist Religious Violence) and is actually an Associate Professor of International Relations at the EUT. Besides social sciences in general, where he is engaged in various research projects on the state of social sciences in Albania, his academic interests include the field of foreign policy, security, terrorism and geopolitics in Albania and the wider region. He has contributed with publications of original grass-root research (policy papers and strategic studies) on extremist violence in Albania during the last 10 years, with the Albanian Institute for International Studies (where he is also a Senior Associate Researcher) and with the Center of Excellence of the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has also participated in numerous of research projects on security, extremist violence and foreign policy with international organizations and other actors, such as OSCE, US Embassy, Open Society Foundation, NATO, Balkan Trust for Democracy, RACVIAC, Regional Cooperation Council, etc. He has also published numerous papers and articles on regional and domestic security issues in domestic and international journals.