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Sónia Sénica


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Holds a PhD in International Relations from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She was coordinator of a research project at the Luso-American Development Foundation (2016). Participant in the course "Diplomatic Protocol" of the École Nationale d'Administration in Paris (2008). Postgraduate in "Theory and Diplomatic Practice" at the Lusíada University of Lisbon (2004). Participant in the course "Russia and the contemporary world" of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow (2003). Guest lecturer with several participations in the national and international media.


Research Fields:

Russian Federation.
Foreign Policy
International Policy.
International Relations Theory.
Cold War and Post-Cold War.


Recent Publications:

"Institute for Security Studies of the European Union", in Institutions, Bodies and Bodies of the European Union, Coord. Joana Covelo de Abreu and Liliana Reis, September 2020, Almedina.

"The Bear has taken the honey: Putin's Russia predictability", in Trends and Transformation in World Politics, Coord. by Ozgur Tufekci and Rahman Dag, Lexington Rowan (delivered to the coordination in March 2021).

"Latin Union", III volume of the Dictionary Multilateral Portugal, Coord. Nuno Severiano Teixeira & Alice Cunha, Portuguese Institute of International Relations, Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Luso-American Foundation for Development (delivered to the coordination in April 2021).

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