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Catherine Gegout

Associate Professor in International Relations. Pierre Keller Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School, 2019. Jean Monnet Research Fellow, EUI, Firenze, 2019-20. Fellow at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, 2021, 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 the global South, and the role of the International Criminal Court. She received her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

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