Analysing international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them

Tomas Janeliūnas

Senior Research Manager

Tomas Janeliūnas has been a professor at the Vilnius Institute of International Relations and Political Science (TSPMI) since 2015. He defended his doctorate in the social sciences at Vilnius University in 2006.

Between 2013 and 2018, he led the TSPMI International Relations Cathedral. Between 2009 and 2020, he was the Editor in Chief for the magazine Politologija. Between 2007 and 2017, he edited the releases of the Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review. Between 2010 and 2019, he was the politics editor and analyst for the magazine IQ.

T. Janeliūnas is an expert for the National Security and Defence Committee (drafting the Lithuanian National Security Strategy review), in 2016 and 2020, he was an expert for the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), in drafting positions for the Review of the European Neighbourhood Policy (REX/458-EESC-2016) and Towards a New European Neighbourhood Policy (REX/447-EESC-2015).

Other analysts and experts

Edward Lucas Associate Expert

He is a former senior editor of the British weekly The Economist and is a non-resident senior analyst at CEPA.

Konstantinas Andrijauskas Associate Expert

Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and International Politics at Vilnius University.

Raigirdas Boruta Associate Expert on the China Programme

Associate Expert of the China Research Programme of the EESC, PhD student at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. Researches Asia-Pacific processes.

Linas Kojala Director

Linas Kojala is a Director of a think-tank, the Eastern Europe studies centre, in Vilnius, Lithuania. He teaches international relations at Vilnius University and is an Associate at the Negotiation Task Force, Davis Center, Harvard University.