Position 
Policy and Communications Officer
Phone 
+32 50 47 11 07
Nationality 
Australia
At UNU-CRIS 
06/08/2018
Research Interests 

Global Governance
Foreign Policy Analysis
China's Belt and Road Initiative
International Relations Theory

Education 

M.A., International Relations, University of Kent's Brussels School of International Studies
BBus., International Business, University of the Sunshine Coast
B.A., Journalism, University of the Sunshine Coast

Biographical Statement 

Andrew Dunn is the Policy and Communications Officer at UNU CRIS. Apart from offering policy support to the Director, Andrew is UNU-CRIS’ focal point in the UNU network for Communications, ICT and Project Management, and coordinates the UNU-CRIS internship programme. He is also involved in the RIKS project. 

Andrew holds a Master of International Relations from the University of Kent's Brussels School of International Studies, where his thesis focused on how China's Belt and Road Initiative has been represented in Western media through post-structural and international relations theories lenses, and Bachelors in Journalism and International Business from the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. He was an intern at UNU CRIS for three months following his studies, where he worked on the redevelopment of the RIKS project, including the new website development and statistical research for the RIKS database. 

Andrew has also interned as a finance and global affairs journalist at the Courier Mail in Australia, worked as an English teacher in Vietnam, and at TomTom as a Map Content Engineer, where his tasks included linguistic work, research, project management, and producing the weekly newsletter.