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Catherine Gegout

Associate Professor in International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Expertise Summary

Catherine Gegout's major research interests are in international relations theories, ethics and European politics, with expertise in European foreign and security policies. More recently, her attention has focused upon European intervention in Africa. Please see her personal webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/catherinegegout/ and her blog: http://interventionandworldpolitics.blogspot.co.uk/

Her book European Foreign and Security Policy: States, Power, Institutions and the American Hegemon was published by University of Toronto Press in 2010.

Catherine Gegout was the principle investigator of the CoReach project on Europe and China: Addressing New International Security and Development Challenges in Africa. Please see: sites.google.com/site/euchinaafrica/. She was also co-responsible for the project Armed Groups and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in Africa, funded by the British Academy. Please see: https://sites.google.com/site/africapeacebuilding/

Teaching Summary

Teaching

Europe and the Developing World (MA) Power and International Order (2nd year BA) Intervention in Africa (3rd year BA)

Areas of supervision

European Union: Foreign Policy, Defence Integration, Security (CFSP & ESDP); EU Trade, Aid & Development Policies; EU-NATO-UN Relations; EU-US Economic & Political Relations; EU & Africa; European International Politics; Theories of European Integration, European Union Politics

International Relations: Theories, International organisations (United Nations, International Criminal Court) & Regional organisations (OSCE, Council of Europe, African Union, ECOWAS)

Intervention: Ethics and Politics of Intervention

Security Studies

Foreign Policy: Foreign Policy Analysis, French, British, Italian & German Foreign Policy

Students supervised

First supervisor:

Inanc Kamburoglu, Turkey's Foreign Policy and Power Politics, registered full-time since September 2009

Deekana Tipchanta, External Interventions in Resource Industries, completed in 2012

Jude Cocodia, The African Union: an Effective Peace-Keeper?, registered full-time since October 2012

Second supervisor:

Efsun Kizmaz, The Impact of Europeanisation on Turkey's Defence Policy, completed in 2012

Annemarie Rodt, The EU's role in international efforts of ethnic conflict resolution, completed in 2009

Research Summary

Catherine Gegout's major research interests are in international relations theories, ethics and European politics, with expertise in European foreign and security policies. More recently, her… read more

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Current Research

Catherine Gegout's major research interests are in international relations theories, ethics and European politics, with expertise in European foreign and security policies. More recently, her attention has focused upon European intervention in Africa. Please see: https://sites.google.com/site/catherinegegout/ and http://interventionandworldpolitics.blogspot.co.uk/

Research Topics:

EU Foreign Policy and Decision-Making Process: Intergovernmentalism and Realism EU Military Intervention in Africa: Post-colonialism, Ethnocentrism and Racism Ethics of Intervention and Realism

Research Projects:

Catherine Gegout was the principle investigator of the CoReach project on Europe and China: Addressing New International Security and Development Challenges in Africa. This project was conducted jointly with CASS in China and IEP Bordeaux in France. The EU-CHINA+AFRICA project analyses how China and the European Union address new international security and development challenges in Africa. Please see: https://sites.google.com/site/euchinaafrica/

Catherine Gegout was also co-responsible for the project Armed Groups and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in Africa. This project was in collaboration with Devon Curtis, University of Cambridge, Paul Omach, University of Makerere, Uganda, and Mpho Molomo, University of Botswana. Please see: https://sites.google.com/site/africapeacebuilding/

Books:

European Intervention in Africa: Prestige, Complacency, Racism, currently being written European Foreign and Security Policy: States, Power, Institutions and the American Hegemon, University of Toronto Press, April 2010

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