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Catherine Gegout

Jean Monnet Research Fellow, EUI, Firenze, 2019-20, and Associate Professor in International Relations, University of Nottingham

Catherine Gegout has major research interests in international relations theories and European politics, with a focus on European foreign and security policies. More recently, her attention has focused upon European military and economic intervention in Africa, and the role of the International Criminal Court. She received her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. She is Associate Professor in International Relations at the University of Nottingham, and currently Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Firenze, Italy, and was Visiting Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2019.

Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security, Prestige, Vestiges of Colonialism, Oxford University Press, 2018, and Hurst, 2017.
European Foreign and Security Policy: States, Power, Institutions and American Hegemony, University of Toronto Press, April 2010.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, University of Nottingham


  • 2004 
    European University Institute, PhD