Nicholas R. Micinski is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, research associate at the EU Studies Center, and research and editorial associate at the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies. His dissertation examines cooperation between the EU, UN, and other international organizations on migration management in Europe and the Mediterranean.  His other research projects look at refugee policy as foreign policy, local dynamics of peacebuilding, and international development. He has conducted fieldwork in Bosnia, Greece, Italy, and throughout Europe. Nick’s research interests include immigration and refugee policy, international security, peacebuilding, post-conflict reconciliation, civil society, and human rights.

Nick has taught courses in political science at Baruch College for three years and summer courses in Bosnia for four years. This year, Nick is a Writing Across the Curriculum Fellow at Lehman College.

Previously, Nick worked in the NGO sector in London for five years on refugee and social enterprise issues. He holds a M.A. from the Graduate Center, CUNY, and a B.A. from Michigan State University in International Relations and Political Theory.