Igor Kovac

Igor Kovac
The Center for Peace and Security Studies The Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy

Doctor of Philosophy

About

8
Publications
855
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
10
Citations
Citations since 2017
4 Research Items
7 Citations
20172018201920202021202220230.00.51.01.52.02.53.0
20172018201920202021202220230.00.51.01.52.02.53.0
20172018201920202021202220230.00.51.01.52.02.53.0
20172018201920202021202220230.00.51.01.52.02.53.0
Introduction
Igor Kovac obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati, and is a Visiting Scholar at The Center for Peace and Security Studies and a Fellow at The Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy. He also served as a Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia.
Additional affiliations
April 2020 - present
The Office of the Prime Minister
Position
  • Consultant
August 2018 - July 2020
Institute for Security and Conflict Studies
Position
  • PhD Student
January 2016 - May 2018
University of Cincinnati
Position
  • Graduate Assistant
Description
  • Classes: Intro to International Relations Intelligence and Counterintelligence America and the World
Education
September 2010 - June 2012
October 2006 - December 2010
University of Ljubjana
Field of study
  • International Relations
October 2004 - January 2010
University of Ljubljana
Field of study
  • Sport Science

Publications

Publications (8)
Article
The research identifies geographic proximity as the crucial driving force behind state behavior in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Looking at both stages of the UPR mechanism, we pose two questions: what best explains states issuing human rights recommendations and what best explains states accepting those recommendations? Our model controls f...
Book
This book is a translation and celebration of Slovenian politician France Bučar’s seminal work. Divided into two parts, the book first contains several studies of Bučar’s arguments. As Bučar applied his system theory to a variety of issues, so too the conglomerate of scholars and issues critically assessed is interdisciplinary, ranging from politic...
Article
This article argues in favour of a coherent and active European Union foreign policy based on the idea of 'geopolitical ethics'. In the first part of the article, the situation of the international system since 1990 is outlined. It seems that after the financial crisis of 2008 the world has lost its global governor - the USA - and thus plunged into...
Article
The end of the Cold War is one of the milestones in the history of international relations. The bipolar world order disappeared; yet, what has replaced it is up for discussion. Several different assumptions of the power structure of the post-Cold War international system have arisen; however, all of them underestimated some factors and overestimate...
Article
The idea of declinism of the US had emerged in every decade after the World War Two and so it was as well after the end of the Cold War. The article argues that such a phenomenon may be attributed to the nature of the international system, where through the globalization the US enables ‘the rest’ to grow on its expense. China and other export led e...

Network

Cited By

Projects

Projects (8)
Project
analyzing the quality of bilateral trade datasets
Project
what drives the efficacy of EU peace-building missions
Project
identifying ideal types of structuring economic intelligence