Dr Longhurst is Jean Monnet Professor at Collegium Civitas and a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe. She has a PhD in International Relations from the University of Birmingham and an MSc in Strategic Studies from the University of Wales. She held an Advanced Marie Curie Fellowship at Ifri in Paris and was also Senior Lecturer at the European Research Institute at the University of Birmingham. Dr Longhurst has published widely on European Neighbourhood issues as well as other topics in European Security. She currently holds a research grant from the Polish National Science Centre for a project on State Capture in the Republic of Moldova within the framework of the country’s Europeanisation. Kerry teaches on a variety of IR and European Studies subjects and employs a number of innovative teaching and assessment methods. She has extensive experience of carrying out fieldwork in Eastern Europe.