Serena Kelly

Senior LecturerSerena Kelly

Deputy Director, National Centre for Research on Europe
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Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Current project 'The presence and profile of the EU in New Zealand' funded through the European Union Centre's Network. This research aims to promote a greater understanding of the EU and its policies in New Zealand's political, business, NGO, civil society and media communities (including NZ and EU/EU Member State's diplomatic corps), as well as of EU-NZ relations and NZ policies towards the EU.

Recent Publications

  • Kelly S. (2022) The European Union and New Zealand: Possible Implications of Brexit. New Zealand Law Review 18: 26-50.
  • Kelly S. and Doidge M. (2020) EU-Pacific engagement post Covid-19 and post-Brexit: What impact on the SDGs? PIMA Bulletin 31: 21-21.
  • Lai S., Holland M. and Kelly S. (2019) The Emperor’s new clothes? Perceptions of the EU’s strategic partnerships in Asia. Asia Europe Journal 17(3): 341-360.
  • Wellings B., Kelly S., Wilson B., Burton J. and Holland M. (2018) Narrative Alignment and Misalignment: NATO as a Global Actor as Seen from Australia and New Zealand. Asian Security 14(1): 24-37.
  • Chaban N. and Kelly S. (2017) Tracing the evolution of EU images using a case-study of Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Common Market Studies 55(4): 691-708.