Geoffrey Edwards

Emeritus Reader in European Studies, University of Cambridge

Geoffrey Edwards is Senior Fellow in the Department and Emeritus Reader in European Studies. He is also an Emeritus Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. He has held research posts at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and a number of other institutions including the Federal Trust and Chatham House. He specialises in the European Union, its institutions and its foreign and security policies.

In the Department he teaches courses on European in the World, its Security and Foreign Policy and on the Politics of European Integration. He has also taught on the papers on European integration and British politics at undergraduate level. His recent publications have focused on the EU's foreign policy with articles on European diplomacy, security culture, the EU's foreign policy and the impact of the new Member States, on the EU's Neighbourhood Policy, on EU-Gulf relations and on the EU Counter-terrorist policies.


  • –present
    Emeritus Reader in European Studies, University of Cambridge


  • 1973 
    London School of Economic, Ph D International Relations