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Nuno Severiano Teixeira

Director, Portuguese Institute of International Relations ; Former Minister of Defense, Portugal, Instituto Português de Relaçoes Internacionais

Currently Professor of International Relations at NOVA University and Director of the Portuguese Institute of International Relations, he was Vice Rector of NOVA University-Lisbon and served as Minister of Home Affairs (2000-02) and Minister of National Defense (2006-09) of Portugal. He was the Director of the National Defense Institute (1996-2000), Visiting Professor at Georgetown University (2017-19 and 2000), Visiting Scholar at the Institute for European studies, University of California, Berkeley (2004), and Senior Visiting Scholar at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute – Florence (2010). He has published extensively on History of International Relations and History of European integration, Military History, Security and Defense Studies.