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Maria do Céu Pinto Arena
Ph.D in Political Science and International Relations (University of Durham)
Department of International Relations and Public Administration
  Associate Professor with Habilitation
   604523 , 253604510
I am Associate Prof. with “Agregação” in the Department of International Relations and Public Administration. I have a Ph.D. from the Centre of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Durham, UK, 1997. I am the Portuguese expert within the research group Providing for Peacekeeping Project, a project of the International Peace Institute (IPI) in collaboration with George Washington e Griffith universities. I am currently a member of the GTA on Societal Challenge 6: Europe in a Changing World | Science with and for Society | ERC, H2010.

Selected publications
do Céu Pinto Arena, M. (2016). Relations with North Africa: a new priority in Portuguese bilateral foreign policy? Meditteranean Politics, 1–19. DOI
Pinto, M. D. C. (2015). Portugal: An Instrumental Approach to Peace Support Operations. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 23(1), 118–139. DOI
Pinto, M. C. (2014). A Small State's Search for Relevance: Peace Missions as Foreign Policy. International Peacekeeping, 21(3), 390–405. DOI
do Céu Pinto, M. (2012). Portugal: An Evaluation of the Jihadist Threat. Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, 7(2), 115–133. DOI
do Céu Pinto, M. (1999). Political Islam and the United States: A Study of U.S. Policy Towards the Islamist Movements in the Middle East . Ithaca Press . DOI
Cybersecurity and New Threats
International Cooperation and Multilateralism
Islam and the Arab World
International Organizations
Applied Project
International Relations of the Middle East
Topics in International Business