Toni Haastrup

Global Politics Chair, University of Manchester

Region(s): Africa, Europe, Global
Country of focus: South Africa, United Kingdom
Based in United Kingdom

Toni Haastrup (@ToniHaastrup) is a Professor and Chair in Global Politics at University of Manchester, UK.

A specialist in North-South global hierarchies, she offers expertise in  international security organizations in Europe and Africa,  European Union relations with African states, EU foreign policies, African Union, feminist foreign policy, gender and conflict issues and the women, peace and security agenda.

Toni has taught extensively on international organizations, the politics of European security, crisis in Europe, feminist themes in international politics and contemporary global security challenges. She was a politics professor at the University of Stirling, Scotland, before her appointment at Manchester in 2023.

She has served as an expert consultant to the United Nations, World Bank and the European Union, as well as to government agencies in several countries.

She is author of the monograph Charting Transformation through Security: Contemporary-EU Africa Relations (Palgrave, 2013) and is published in leading international journals.

She is a graduate of the University of California, Davis (BA), the University of Cape Town (MA), and the University of Edinburgh (PhD).