Yf Reykers is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University. Previously, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Leuven International and European Studies Institute at KU Leuven. He studies issues relating to the accountability of multinational military operations, rapid response mechanisms and inter-organizational dynamics. His work has been published in, amongst others, Cooperation and Conflict, Contemporary Security Policy, European Security, International Peacekeeping and Parliamentary Affairs. He is co-editor of the volume Multinational Rapid Response Mechanisms: From Institutional Proliferation to Institutional Exploitation (2019, Routledge Global Institutions Series).
- Military Operations
- Rapid Response Mechanisms
- Inter-organisational relations
- Yf Reykers, “Constructive Ambiguity or Stringent Monitoring? Towards Understanding UN Security Council Oversight over Non-UN-Led Forces,” Global Affairs 3:1 (2017): 17-29.
- Yf Reykers, “EU Battlegroups,” In Multinational Rapid Response Mechanisms (Routledge, 2019).
- Yf Reykers & John Karlsrud, “Multinational Rapid Response Mechanisms: Past Promises and Future Prospects,” Contemporary Security Policy 38:3 (2017): 420-426.
- Daan Fonck, Tim Haesebrouck & Yf Reykers, “Parliamentary Involvement, Party Ideology and Majority-Opposition Bargaining: Belgian Participation in Multinational Military Operations,” Contemporary Security Policy 40:1 (2018): 85-100.
- Edith Drieskens, Laura Van Dievel & Yf Reykers, “The EU’s Search for Effective Participation at the UN General Assembly and UN Security Council,” In The EU and Effective Multilateralism: Internal and External Reform Practices (Routledge, 2014).