Nadya Stoynova

Nadya Stoynova
Analyst, Security Program



Propaedeutic diploma in International Business and Management, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands

BA in International Relations and International Organizations and  MA in International Security, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, the Netherlands

MA in Global Criminology, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands


Nadya works as an Analyst at the Security Program of CSD and focuses on issues of radicalisation, corruption, human trafficking and organised crime. During her academic career she has worked on a number of other subjects such as international and national drug policy and law, organized crime in Russia and Bulgaria, and international relations in the realm of collective security organisations.

Research Focus

Radicalisation, corruption, human trafficking, organized crime, drug policy, international organisations for collective security


Conference Publications

Stoynova, N. (forthcoming). How are Norms Resisted? Insights from China’s Engagement in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. In: Halbertsma, T. and van der Harst, J. (eds.). China and the EU: Strong Economics, Weak Politics?. Leiden: Brill Publishers.


English, Dutch