Thomas Diez

University of Birmingham


Thomas Diez is professor of international relations at the University of Birmingham (UK) and presently head of the department of political science and international studies.

He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Mannheim (Germany) and has taught at universities in Aarhus (Denmark), Copenhagen, and Victoria (British Columbia). He has published widely on issues at the intersection of European integration and international relations, including EU-Turkey relations and the Cyprus conflict. Most recently, he has co-edited The European Union and Border Conflicts (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).