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Marian Zulean

Fulbright Scholar

Professional affiliation

Professor of Sociology and Security Studies, University of Bucharest, a former policy adviser for the Office of Romanian President and former intern at the Wilson Center (1999)
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Wilson Center Projects

The Sociological School of Bucharest within the Global Intellectual History

Full Biography

Marian Zulean is a professor at the University of Bucharest, Romania. He was a Coordinator of the Social Science Dept. at the Institute for Advanced Research (ICUB), a co-director of the Black Sea Area Program, a former junior adviser on IR and national security (Office of the President: 2001-2006). Dr. Zulean is member of such professional associations as Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society and a member of the Editorial Board of the Annual Review of Political and Military Sociology. He has a doctorate in Sociology (University of Bucharest) and an MPIA from GSPIA/University of Pittsburgh (2000). He published extensively on civil-military relations, security studies and public policy. His latest publication is the co-edited book “Social Values and Identities in the Black Sea Region”, published by Lexington Books.

Major Publications

“Social Values and Identities in the Black Sea Region”. (2023) co-editor , Lexington Books: Lanham, Boulder, New York, London.

Romania: Civil-Military Relations in the Modern Age. (2020). in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Military in Politics. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.ORE_POL-01846.R1

“Democratic control of Romanian intelligence after three decades: quis custodiet ipsos custodes?”, in Defense & Security Analysis, Volume 34, 2018 - Issue 4