Vuk Vuksanović is part of the BCSP Team since November 2020. He graduated in international relations at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade. He obtained a Master’s degree in international relations at the same Faculty, as well as a Master’s degree in theory and history of international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Since 2016, he has been a PhD candidate in international relations at the LSE.
Before starting his PhD at the LSE, he worked in the civil sector in Serbia, as a diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, and as a consultant for political risk in the private sector. Since April 2020, he has been an associate at LSE IDEAS, the foreign policy research center (think tank) at LSE, which was the best research center in the world in the category of research centers related to the university in 2019.
His primary area of interest is the politics of the great powers, especially in the Balkans. He has a history of research and analysis on Turkey, the Middle East, foreign and security policy of Russia, China and the United States. He is the author of several articles and analyzes on these topics for journals and foreign policy institutes in the United Kingdom, the United States and the EU. He provides comments for Serbian and foreign media.