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Ms Ioana Puscas


Research Officer, Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme

Ioana Puşcaş joined GCSP in June 2013 as a Research Officer in the Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme (previously the Centre for the Geopolitics of Globalization and Transnational Security), after previously working for the GCSP as a consultant.

Ioana obtained Master's degrees in International History and Politics from the Graduate Institute (Geneva) and in International Relations and European Studies from Central European University (Budapest). She obtained her Bachelor degree in International Relations from Babeş-Bolyai University in Romania.

Before working for GCSP, Ioana worked as a research or project assistant for different NGOs and think tanks. She also completed an internship in the Civil-Military Planning and Support Section (Operations Division) at the NATO HQ in Brussels.

Ioana's mother tongue is Romanian, she speaks English fluently and has a very good knowledge of French.


“From markets to terrorists: the growing need for nano-governance”, ISN Security Watch, 4 February 2015

“Governing nanotechnology – persistent fragmentation”, Global Policy Journal, 3 October 2014

(co-author) “Unnatural Disasters. Why High-Containment Biolabs Need Better Oversight”, International Policy Digest, 24 July 2014.