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Dr. Mai'a K. Davis Cross is Senior Researcher at the ARENA Centre for European Studies in Oslo, Norway, and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Clingendael Institute in the Hague . She is the author of two books: Security Integration in Europe: How Knowledge-based Networks are Transforming the European Union (University of Michigan Press, 2011), which is the 2012 winner of the Best Book Prize from the University Association of Contemporary European Studies, and The European Diplomatic Corps: Diplomats and International Cooperation from Westphalia to Maastricht (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). She is also co-editor (with Jan Melissen) of European Public Diplomacy: Soft Power at Work (Palgrave, 2013). Her work on European security, epistemic communities, smart power, and diplomacy has appeared in wide range of top journals, including Review of International Studies, Millennium, Comparative Politics, International Politics, European Security, Perspectives on European Politics, and Society, and European Foreign Affairs Review. Dr. Cross holds a PhD in Politics from Princeton University, and a bachelor's degree in Government from Harvard University. She serves on the editorial boards of Palgrave's Global Public Diplomacy series, and the journal Place Branding & Public Diplomacy.
Recent Publications by Mai’a K. Davis Cross
2013 - "Epistemic Communities and the Transnational Network Approach to EU Diplomacy and Security Policy," in New Approaches to EU Foreign Policy, edited by Maciej Wilga and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski. London: Routledge (forthcoming).
2011 - Security Integration in Europe: How Knowledge-based Networks Are Transforming the European Union. Michigan: University of Michigan Press.
2011 - "La coopération par comité. Le Comité militaire de l'UE et le Comité pour la gestion civile des crises," in L'Europe et sa Defense, edited by Grégory Boutherin et Emmanuel Goffi. Paris: éditions Choiseul (originally published in English by the EU Institute for Security Studies).
2011 - "All talk and no action," in Culture Report: Europe's Foreign Cultural Relations. pp. 20-25. Stuttgart: European Union Network of Institutes of Culture's (EUNIC) Culture Report on Europe's Foreign Cultural Relations.
2010 - Sustainable Diplomacy in the European Union" in Sustainable Diplomacies, edited by Costas M. Constantinou and James Der Derian. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
2008 - "A European Epistemic Community of Diplomats," in The Diplomatic Corps as an Institution of International Society, edited by Paul Sharp and Geoffrey Wiseman. pp. 221-245. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
2007 - "The European Corps: Diplomats and International Cooperation in Western Europe from Westphaila to Maastricht. Basingstroke: Palgrave Macmillan.
November 3, 2011 - The European External Action Service and Smart Power CPD Blog
2011 - EU Public Diplomacy: A Coherent Message?. Paper delivered at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association. Montreal.
2010 - A European Foreign Service: Turning Diplomacy Inside-Out. Paper prepared for the International Studies Association Conference, New Orleans.
2007 - An EU Homeland Security? Sovereignty vs. Supranational Order. European Security. Vol. 16 (1), pp. 79-97.
Co-authored with Jan Melissen. EU Leaders Should Change Tone When Talking to Rest of the World. November, 2013.
Transatlantic Misperceptions: Part 2 The CPD Blog. March, 2011.
Transatlantic Misperceptions: Part 1 The CPD Blog. March, 2011.