Erwan Lagadec

Program Lead, Transatlantic Program; Associate Research Professor of International Affairs

Full-time Faculty


Email: Erwan Lagadec
Office Phone: 617-817-9917
1957 E St. NW, Office #412C Washington, D.C. 20052

Dr. Erwan Lagadec is Associate Research Professor at the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES), where he leads Elliott School programs on EU and NATO affairs. He is the Director of IERES' European Union "Jean-Monnet" Center of Excellence; and he leads a Memorandum of Understanding between the Elliott School and NATO's Allied Command Transformation. He is also a nonresident senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's Transatlantic Security Initiative and its Europe Program.  He was previously affiliated with Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy; France's Saint-Cyr Military Academy (he is a former officer in the French Navy Reserve); Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; the University of Virginia-Charlottesville; Tulane University; Harvard University; MIT; the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies; and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. A French-U.S. dual citizen, he holds a D.Phil. in History from the University of Oxford.

EU; NATO; Development aid; Crisis management.

Transatlantic relations in a time of transition; NATO projecting stability; Sub-national transatlantic relations; Politics of aid.

D.Phil., University of Oxford

  1. NATO's Strategic Challenges
  2. Western responses to Putin's foreign policy
  3. Europe: domestic & international interactions
  4. Politics of development and humanitarian aid

Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century: Europe, America, and the Rise of the Rest (Routledge, 2012)