Mukhtar Hajizada

Phone:613-520-2600 x 1179

Dr. Mukhtar Hajizada is an adjunct research professor with the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS) at Carleton University in Ottawa. Prior to this, Prof. Hajizada was at Harvard University’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies as a Fulbright Scholar during the academic year 2017-18. He was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair from the European Commission in 2014. His research and teachings focus on European integration, comparative regionalisms, security and regional cooperation in the wider Black Sea area and the South Caucasus, the European Union’s foreign and neighbourhood policy, research methods, and international relations theory.

Teaching experience

  • Government and politics of European integration
  • European integration in comparative perspective
  • Theories of international relations
  • Research methods in social science
  • European neighbourhood and security policy
  • Globalization and modern integration processes
  • Comparative regionalisms

Research contributions

Refereed contributions

R Hajizada, Mukhtar (2018) ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Establishing a Security Community in the Wider Black Sea Area’, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 529-548.
R Hajizada, Mukhtar (2014) ‘Patterns of Regional Collaboration and Institutional Cooperation Around the Black Sea’, Perceptions Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 99-118.
R Hajizada, Mukhtar and Marciacq, Florent (2013) ‘New Regionalism in Europe’s Black Sea Region: Measuring and comparing intra- and cross-regional patterns of trade regionalisation’, East European Politics, Special Issue Vol. 29, Issue 3, 305-327
R Hajizada, Mukhtar (2010) ‘Complex Regionalisation in the Wider Black Sea Area’, in The Black Sea Region and EU Policy: The Challenge of Divergent Agendas, ed. Henderson, K. and Weaver, C., Ashgate Publishing Limited, Surrey, pp 119-34 (ISBN 9781409412014).

Other refereed contributions

R Weaver, Carol and Hajizada, Mukhtar (2011) ‘Democratisation of the BSEC Parliamentary Assembly and the Implications for Conflict-Resolution in the wider Black Sea area’, Policy Brief 01, Centre for International and European Studies (CIES), Kadir Has University, Istanbul.


Non-refereed contributions

  Hajizada, Mukhtar (October 2018), ‘Black Sea Economic Cooperation as a plurilateral forum in the region of effective minilateral cooperation’, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Security, Stability and Cooperation in the wider Black Sea area. AVIM Conference Book 21: Ankara, pp. 82-85.
  Hajizada, Mukhtar (24 Nov 2017) ‘В какой плоскости Азербайджан строит отношения с Евросоюзом?’, available online at:
  Hajizada, Mukhtar (2014) ‘Regional Cooperation Possibilities and Prospects for the Future in the Caucasus’, Center for Eurasian Studies (AVIM) Conference Books No: 11, Neyir Matbaacılık, Ankara
  Hajizada, Mukhtar and Marciacq, Florent (2014) ‘New regionalism in Europe’s Black Sea Region: the EU, BSEC and changing practices of regionalism’, In Korosteleva, Elena and Natorski, Michal and Simao, Licinia (Ed.), EU Policies in the Eastern Neighbourhood: The practices perspective. Routledge, London, pp. 49-71.