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Crina Viju-Miljusevic

EURUS Director, Associate Professor – European Economic Integration and EU as a global actor & Graduate Supervisor

Degrees:Ph.D. (University of Saskatchewan)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8440
Office:3305 Richcraft Hall (former River Building)

Research Interests Related to European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

European Economic Integration; EU Trade Policy; EU’s Common Agricultural Policy; EU External Relations

Current Research Projects

  • EU trade policy
  • Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
  • Competing regionalism in Eurasia

Areas of Recent and Current Teaching

  • EURR 2002 Europe and Russia in the World
  • EURR 4202/5202 EU-China Relations
  • EURR 5102/INAF 5802 International Political Economy of Transition
  • EURR 5105/INAF 5803 European Economic Integration
  • EURR 5109/INAF 5805 The European Union in International Affairs

Selected Professional Contributions and Activities:

Director, Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, 2021-present

Jean Monnet Chair in EU External Relations: Competing Regionalism in Eurasia, 2022-2025

Coordinator, Jean Monnet Project EU Learning in Canadian High Schools, funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Union, 2019-2022

Associate Director, Centre for European Studies, 2016-present

Selected Publications Relating to the European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies


Leblond, P. and Viju-Miljusevic, C. (2022) “Article 8 – CETA as the first EU third-generation trade agreement: does it act like one?” in F. Torres and A. Bongardt (eds.) Special Issue: “EU Trade Policy and New Globalization Challenges,” Journal of Political Science Vol. 27, 41-55.

Kerr, W.A. and Viju-Miljusevic, C. (2020) “Inefficient Trade in Medical and Health Care Services – Why has GATS Failed to Deliver the Substantial Potential Gains from Trade?” Global Trade and Customs Journal Vol. 15(7), 354-364.

Brown, M.W., Ferguson, S.M. and Viju-Miljusevic, C. (2020) “Farm Size, Technology Adoption and Agricultural Trade Reform: Evidence from Canada,” Journal of Agricultural Economics,

Leblond, P. and Viju-Miljusevic, C. (2019) “EU trade policy in the twenty-first century: change, continuity and challenges”, Journal of Public Policy Vol. 26(12), pp. 1836-1846.

Hurrelmann, A., Atikcan E.O., Chalmers, A.W. and Viju-Miljusevic C. (2019) “Political Controversy about International Economic Agreements: Lessons for Canada-UK Trade Negotiations after Brexit”, International Journal Vol. 74(3), pp. 453-462.

Kerr W.A. and Viju-Miljusevic, C. (2019) “European Union Adapting to an Era of No Ruling Trade Paradigm.” European Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 24(3), pp. 387-404.

Viju, C., Kerr, W. A. and Smyth, S. (2017) “Approaches to Set Rules for Trade in the Products of Agricultural Biotechnology. Is Harmonization under Trans-Pacific Partnership Possible?” Journal of Agricultural, Food, and Industrial Organization, Vol. 15(1), pp. .

Viju, C. and Kerr, W.A. (2016) “Does the single market extend to acceding states? Evidence from EU agriculture.” Current Politics and Economics of Europe, Vol. 27(1), pp. 25-51.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. (2014) “Free Riding as a Business Strategy during Antidumping Actions”, Journal of International Business Research, Vol. 13(2), pp. 89-106.

Rose, S. and Viju, C. (2014) “Income Inequality in Post-Communist Central and Eastern European Countries”, Eastern Journal of European Studies, Vol. 5(1), pp. 5-19.

Viju C., Yeung M. and Kerr W.A. (2014) “Zero Tolerance and the Rules of Trade: Lessons from the Discovery of Genetically Modified Flax in the European Union”, World Economy Vol. 37(1), pp. 137-150.

Viju C., Yeung M. and Kerr W.A. (2013) “Geographical Indications, Conflicted Preferential Agreements and Market Access”, Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 16(2), pp. 409-437.

Viju C., Yeung M.T. and Kerr W. (2012) “The Trade Implications of the Post-Moratorium European Union Approval System for Genetically Modified Organisms”, Journal of World Trade, Vol. 46(5), pp. 1207-1238.

 Viju C. and Kerr W. A. (2011) “Agriculture in the Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)”, International Journal, Vol. 66(3), Summer 2011.

Viju C. and Kerr W.A. Protectionism and Global Recession – Has the Link Been Broken?, “Journal of World Trade”, Vol. 45(3), June 2011.

Edited books/Special Issues

Duina, F. and Viju-Miljusevic, C. (2023) Standardizing the World. EU Trade Policy and the Road to Convergence, Oxford University Press.

Leblond, P. and Viju-Miljusevic, C. (2019) “EU Trade Policy in the 21st Century,Special Issue of the Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 26 (12).

DeBardeleben, J. and Viju, C. (2013) Economic Crisis in Europe:  What it means for the EU and Russia, Palgrave MacMillan.

Chapters in Edited Books

Brown M., Ferguson S. and Viju C. (2019) “Agricultural Trade Reform, Reallocation and Technical Change: Evidence from the Canadian Prairies”, in Schlenker, W. (ed.) Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior, Chicago: University of Chicago Press (NBER edited book).

Viju C. (2018) “No Middle Ground? Economic Relations Between the EU, Ukraine and Russia”, in Casier,T. and DeBardeleben, J. (eds.) EU-Russia relations in crisis: understanding diverging perceptions, Routledge.

Viju C. (2018) “Common Agricultural Policy” in E. Brunet-Jailly, A. Hurrelmann and A. Verdun (eds.) European Union Governance and Policy Making: A Canadian Perspective, University of Toronto Press.

Viju, C., Smyth, S. and Kerr, W. (2017) “Agricultural Biotechnology and Food Security: Can the CETA, TPP and TTIP Become Venues to Facilitate Trade in GM Products” in Schmitz, A. (ed.) World Agricultural Resources and Food Security, Emerald Book Publishing, pp. 191-206.

Viju, C. (2014) “Market Access and Trade” in K. Ludlow, S. Smyth and J. Falck-Zepeda (eds.) Socio-economic Considerations in Biotechnology Regulation, Springer Science and Business Media, LLC, pp. 201-215.

 Viju, C. and Kerr, W.A. (2013) “Do the Rules of International Trade Constrain Protection? The Global Recession and EU Trade Policy” in J. DeBardeleben and C. Viju (eds.) Economic Crisis in Europe:  What it means for the EU and Russia, Palgrave MacMillan.

DeBardeleben J. and Viju C. (2013) “Introduction” and “Conclusion” in J. DeBardeleben and C. Viju (eds.) Economic Crisis in Europe:  What it means for the EU and Russia, Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 1-18 and 238-250.