Julian Schmid Researcher

Julian Schmid is a Researcher at the Centre of European Politics in the fields of International Security, Geopolitics, and Popular Culture. He obtained degrees from the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna (BA and MA) and the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, UK (PhD). His PhD thesis was entitled "Warning! Contains Spoilers: Reading post-'9/11' Security Discourses through Superhero Films". Julian is also a Lecturer at Charles University, being module convener of the course "JTB326: Popular Culture and US Foreign Policy" and Guest Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. He has previously taught on a variety of courses at the University of Warwick, Virginia Tech, Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Lausanne. Julian's research interests encompass areas such as Security, US Foreign Policy, Geopolitics, Terrorism, Political Violence, Popular Culture and World Politics, Visuality, and Narratives of International Relations. Since 2022, he is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Czech Journal of International Relations (CJIR).

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