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Centre for European Research

Dr Sarah Wolff


Director of the Centre for European Research


Dr Wolff is the Director of the Center for European Research at Queen Mary University of London. Sarah's experience on EU politics and foreign policy was gained in various public, think tanks and higher education institutions. She is involved in facilitating a permanent and dynamic dialogue between citizens, academia and practitioners, as well as for active public engagement. In addition to her position at the School of Politics and International Relations, Sarah is Senior Research Associate Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for International Relations and regularly contributes in various media (Le Monde, Today Zaman, Al-Jazeera, Skynews, etc), blogs at, and tweets @drsarahwolff.

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Wolff, S. and P. Pawlak (2018) Southern Mediterranean: a testing ground and a litmus test for EU JHA policies and research? In: Ripoll Servent, A. and F. Trauner (Eds) (2018) Routledge Handbook of Justice and Home Affairs Research. London and New York: Routledge; ISBN-13: 978-1138183759,

Pace, M. and S. Wolff (2018), ‘The ENP and Islamist actors in the southern neighbourhood’. In: Schumacher, R., A. Marchetti and T. Dummelhuber (2018). The Routledge Handbook on the European Neighbourhood Policy. London and New York: Routledge, ISBN-13: 978-1138913721

Wolff, S. and L. Hadj-Abdou (2017) ‘Mediterranean Migration and Refugee politics: between continuities and discontinuities’ In: Volpi, F. and R. Gillespie (2017). Routledge Handbook on Mediterranean Politics. London: Routledge, ISBN-13 978-1138903982.

Wolff, S. (2017). ‘The external dimension of the EU’s internal security’ In: Hill, C., Smith, M. and S. Vanhoonacker (2017). International Relations and the European Union. 3rd Edition Oxford: Oxford University Press

Wolff, S. (2016). ‘The Politics of Negotiating EU Readmission Agreements: Insights from Morocco and Turkey’. In: Zaiotti, R. (2016) Externalizing Migration Management: Europe, North America and the Spread of 'Remote Control' Practices. Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics.


Wolff, S. (2017) ‘EU religious engagement in the Southern Mediterranean: Much ado about nothing?’ Mediterranean Politics, Open access:

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