Erwan Lagadec

Research Professor of International Affairs
Address: Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW
[email protected]


Erwan Lagadec's research focuses on Europe, transatlantic relations (NATO), crisis response, and the politics of aid. He is also a Visiting Professor at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy; a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security (Transatlantic Security Initiative); and a Nonresident Fellow at the French Military Academy Saint-Cyr-Coetquidan. He is a binational U.S.-French citizen, and a Reserve officer in the French Navy, in which capacity he has worked as an external consultant for the French Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense, the French Embassy in the U.S., NATO, and the EU. Previous affiliations include the University of Virginia (Charlottesville); Tulane University; the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS - Center for Transatlantic Relations); Harvard University; MIT; and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He holds a D.Phil. (PhD) in history from the University of Oxford (Trinity College), and an MA from the University of Paris-I (Sorbonne). His latest book is Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century: Europe, America, and the Rise of the Rest (Routledge, 2012). He speaks or reads French, English, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Latin, and Ancient Greek.


PhD, University of Oxford