Since 2015 Senior Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris

2014-2015 Visiting Scholar, Foreign Policy Institute (UI), Stockholm

2012-2015 Head of Europe Program of Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

2009-2012 Head of SWP's Brussels Office

2005-2009 Researcher in the Research Division EU Integration

2003-2005 Media analyst, Media Tenor, Institute for Media Analysis, Bonn

2003 Centre for the Study of European Integration, Bonn

2002-2003 M.Phil Cambridge University

2000-2001 Institut d’ Etudes Politiques, Grenoble

1998-2002 M.A., University of Edinburgh


SWP Publications (selection):

Andreas Maurer, Roderick Parkes

Is the UK Jumping or Being Pushed?

British Separatism after Cameron's EU Veto

SWP Comments 2012/C 15, April 2012, 4 Pages
Roderick Parkes

How the UK Became Politically Dependent on Germany

And Why Germany Should Exploit the Situation for a New Bilateralism

SWP Comments 2011/C 04, February 2011, 4 Pages
Roderick Parkes

Costing Free Movement

Fear and Non-transposition in the Schengen Area

SWP Comments 2010/C 27, November 2010, 4 Pages
Steffen Angenendt, Roderick Parkes

The Blue Card Impasse

Three Options for EU Policy on Highly Qualified Immigrants

SWP Comments 2010/C 14, June 2010, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Roderick Parkes

European Migration Policy from Amsterdam to Lisbon

The end of the responsibility decade?

Nomos Books AMP Series 79, September 2010, 199 Pages

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Steffen Angenendt, Roderick Parkes

The re-nationalisation of migration policy-making?

EU cooperation after the Immigration Pact

Working Papers FG 1, 2009/Nr. 02 & FG 8, 2009/Nr. 05, January 2009, 6 Pages
Roderick Parkes

Mobility partnerships: valuable addition to the ENP repertoire?

A checklist for revitalising ENP

Working Papers FG 1, 2009/Nr. 03, January 2009, 4 Pages
Roderick Parkes

Immigration from the EU's "new" member states

Lessons from the UK

Working Papers FG 1, 2008/Nr. 12, May 2008, 5 Pages
Roderick Parkes

The UK and the Ratification of the Reform Treaty

From European Problem Child to Class Swot

Working Papers FG 1, 2008/ Nr. 02, February 2008, 8 Pages
Roderick Parkes

The Commission's Green Paper on the Future Common European Asylum System

Working Papers FG 1, 2007/Nr. 12, August 2007, 11 Pages

SWP Comments

Simona Autolitano, Verena Zoppei
Unveiling the Structure of Unconventional Organized Crime

Investigating and Prosecuting Criminal Networks within and beyond European Borders


Lidia Averbukh
Non-Jewish Minorities and Their Access to Israeli Citizenship

Demographic Threat Perceptions and Ensuing State Strategies


SWP Research Papers

Sabine Fischer (ed.)
Not Frozen!

The Unresolved Conflicts over Transnistria, Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh in Light of the Crisis over Ukraine


Michael Paul
A “Great Wall of Sand” in the South China Sea?

Political, Legal and Military Aspects of the Island Dispute