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Trine Flockhart

Chair of Business and Social Sciences
Department of Political Science and Public Management


Ph.D. Trine Flockhart is Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at SDU.

Before joining SDU, Professor Trine Flockhart’s more recent appointments include: Professor of International Relations and Director of Research in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent; Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS); Senior Resident Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy (German Marshall Fund) in Washington DC.

She has more than 100 publications with her main academic articles having appeared in journals such as Review of International Studies, Contemporary Security Policy, Journal of Common Market Studies, European Journal of International Relations, International Relations and many others. Her most recent publications include ‘The Problem of Change in Constructivist Theory – Ontological Security Seeking and Agent Motivation’ in Review of International Studies and ‘The Coming Multi-Order World’ published in Contemporary Security Policy (2016) and awarded the 2017 Bernard Brodie Prize for best article of the year (downloaded more than 5000 times since publication).

She is the editor of Liberal World Orders (edited with Tim Dunne published with Oxford University Press, 2013). Professor Trine Flockhart is currently working on developing a new theoretical framework for understanding transformation of order(s).

Her research focuses on international order, NATO, European Security, the liberal international order (and its crisis), transatlantic relations, and major processes of change and transformation.

For more information about Professor Trine Flockhart, please refer to the SDU Research Portal.

Trine Flokhart