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Leslie Wehner

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20042019
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Dr Wehner joined the Department in January 2015 as Senior Lecturer in Foreign Policy Analysis. Previously he was a Senior Research Fellow at GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg.

Leslie lectured foreign policy analysis, international political economy, comparative regionalism and international politics of Latin America in different German Universities, such as the University of Kiel, Leuphana University Lüneburg and the University of Hamburg.

Leslie did his first degrees at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and his postgraduate work at the University of Essex and Lund University. He received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Hamburg.

His specific areas of interest include role theory in foreign policy analysis and international political economy, emerging powers (BRICS), foreign policies and foreign economic policies of Latin American states, and regional cooperation in Latin America. Leslie is also member of the editorial board of the Journal of Politics in Latin America (JPLA) and Foreign Policy Analysis. He was recently appointed as Member of the Long Range Planning Committe at the ISA-International Studies Association for the period 2019-2021. Previous to this latter appointment, Leslie also served as At-Large Officer of the Foreign Policy Analysis Section at the ISA-International Studies Association in 2016-2017.

Leslie has authored a book, Explaining Free Trade Agreement Negotiations: Cases from Latin America (2010) with the editorial NOMOS, several book chapters, and his most recent peer reviewed articles have been published in Bulletin of Latin American Research, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Studies Review,  International Politics, Journal of International Relations and Development, and Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis.

Willing to supervise PhD

Foreign Policy Analysis
Identity and Role Theory
Emerging and Declining Powers
Narratives in Foreign Policy Analysis
Leaders and Leadership in Foreign Policy

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Social Science, Universität Hamburg

Master of Arts, Lund University

Master of Arts, University of Essex

Bachelor of Arts, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Bachelor of Arts, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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Projects 2006 2018

The Role of History: A Role Theoretic Understanding of Emerging Powers

Wehner, L.

3/04/1730/11/18

Project: Research-related fundingIndividual grant

International Research Accelerator Scheme - University of Bath and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Papadopoulos, T., Velazquez Leyer, R., Wehner, L., Deneulin, S. & Dinerstein, A.

29/02/1631/12/16

Project: Research-related fundingInternational Relations Office Funding

International Research Accelerator Scheme - International politics

Aslam, M. & Wehner, L.

1/12/1530/11/17

Project: Research-related fundingInternational Relations Office Funding

Accelerating International Research Collaboration Scheme - Conflict and Security

Galbreath, D., Aslam, M., Jawad, R., Kivimaki, T., Thomas, S. & Wehner, L.

1/06/1530/09/15

Project: Research-related fundingInternational Relations Office Funding

Research Output 2004 2019

The Foreign Policy of Latin American Populist Governments

Wehner, L. & Thies, C., 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The Foreign Policy of Latin American Populist Governments

Wehner, L. & Thies, C., 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The “I” in BRICS: Personality Profiles of Indian Prime Ministers and Adapting to Rising Status in World Politics

Wehner, L. & Kesgan, B., 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Los desafíos de seguridad para Chile: definiciones para escenarios múltiples

Wehner, L. & Baeza, J., 2018, In : Revista de Estudios en Seguridad Internacional. 4, 1, p. 19-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Thesis

Between Institutional Feedback and Role Making: Role Institutionalisation of the Post-Lisbon EU Council Rotating Presidency

Author: Nasieniak, M., 24 May 2017

Supervisor: Wehner, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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