Silviu Nate

Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Coordinator of the Security Studies Undergraduate Program

Short Bio

Dr. Silviu NATE is an associate professor at the Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, the Security Studies undergraduate program coordinator, and the director of the Global Studies Center. His analytical interests focus mainly on the Wider Black Sea Region and transatlantic relations.

He coordinated several policy papers on energy, migration, security in the Black Sea and influenced strategic decisions for strengthening the Allied presence in the region.

Areas of interest: Global power distribution, the transatlantic partnership, European security, the Wider Black Sea Region, strategic culture, Security Sector Reform, energy security, IR methodologies, analytic frameworks and tools.

Selected Publications

Nate, S., coord. Emerging Importance of Wider Black Sea Area Security, Ed. Top Form, Bucharest, 2018, ISBN 978-606-8550-73-2.

Nate, S., Arntzen, A., coord. Proceedings Vol. Understanding and Tackling the Migration Challenge: Mapping Options for a Resilient Approach, Ed. RAO, Bucharest, 2017, ISBN 978-606-8516-72-1.

Nate, S. Russia’s Quest for Regional Hegemony: Appearances vs. Realities, Ukraine Analytica, Issue 2 (24), 2021, 12-19. [link]

Carafano, J.J.; Nate, S.; Colibășanu, O.A. How To Make Sure the Black Sea Doesn’t Become a Geopolitical Black Hole, 1945 (The Embassy), 2021. [link]

Mara, D.; Nate, S.; Stavytskyy, A.; Kharlamova, G. The Place of Energy Security in the National Security Framework: An Assessment Approach. Energies 2022, 15, 658.

Carafano, J.J.; Nate, S.; Colibășanu, O.A. How A Rising China Complicates Europe’s Future, 1945 (The Embassy), 2021. [link].

Nate, S.; Bilan, Y.; Cherevatskyi, D.; Kharlamova, G.; Lyakh, O.; Wosiak, A. The Impact of Energy Consumption on the Three Pillars of Sustainable Development. Energies 2021, 14, 1372.

Nate, S., Ratiu. A., Defending the Truth and Counter Information Warfare in Europe, Proceedings of the International Conference KNOWLEDGE-BASED ORGANIZATION – “Nicolae Bălcescu” Land Forces Academy, Sibiu, Vol. XXIII No 1, 2017, pp. 213-219.

Nate, S., Black Sea, Cold Sea: The Geopolitical Crossroads of Civilizations, in Counter Hybrid Threats: Lessons Learned from Ukraine, September 2015, IOS Press, pp. 251-259, ISBN 978-1-61499-650- 7.

Kharlamova, G., Chernyak, O., Nate, S., Renewable Energy and Security for Ukraine: Challenge or Smart Way?, Journal of International Studies, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2016, pp. 88-116, ISSN 2071-8330.