DPhil International Politics, The College of Europe

Dr Quincy R. CLOET completed his DPhil at the International Politics Department of the University of Aberystwyth in Wales. He worked as a part-time teacher and module convenor for the Department, as well as a Associated Researcher with the College of Europe (Natolin Campus). He also holds a Master in History and a Master of Business Economics (both Leuven University) as well as a Master of European Studies (College of Europe). He has previously published book-chapters and one monograph, and presented conference papers in the fields of international history and European Studies. His DPhil project was on the League of Nations and its usage of inquiry commissions in an imperial internationalist context.

In 2019 he was awarded the Arenberg European Prize.

Areas of interest and research:
* History of international organisation
* Central and Eastern Europe
* Knowledge production, inquiry and expertise in international politics


  • 2018–2019
    Visiting lecturer, Collegium Civitas
  • 2015–2018
    Part-time seminar teacher, Aberystwyth University
  • 2013–2015
    Research assistant, College of Europe


  • 2019 
    Abersytwyth University, DPhil International Politics
  • 2013 
    College of Europe, MA European Studies
  • 2011 
    Leuven University, MA History


  • 2018
    Breaking Empires, Making Nations?: The First World War and the Reforging of Europe, College of Europe
  • 2017
    Two sides to every story(teller): competition, continuity and change in narratives of European integration, Journal of Contemporary European Studies

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    Archival Research Grant
    Funding Source:
  • 2016
    EH Carr Fellowship
    Funding Source:
    Department of International Politics
  • 2012
    Bronislaw Geremek Scholarship
    Funding Source:
    European Parliament

Professional Memberships

  • British International History Group