Dr Simon Duke

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Fields of Specialisation:

Common Foreign and Security Policy; Common Security and Defence Policy; EU-US security relations; European Neighbourhood Policy.

CV in English

Dr Simon Duke has the rank of Professor at EIPA, and an honorary Senior Fellow of Maastricht University. He specialises in the external relations of the European Union, with a particular emphasis on foreign and security policy. He has contributed to numerous framework contracts with the European institutions. In particular he has been responsible for designing and executing courses for the European External Action Service since its inception and, before that, the European Commission’s Directorate-General External Relations. He has consulted for the European Parliament and offered testimony on several occasions to the United Kingdom’s House of Lords and House of Commons.

He is the author of several monographs on European and transatlantic foreign and security issues including, most recently, The Maastricht Treaty: Second Thoughts after 20 Years (Routledge: 2013) (co-edited with Thomas Christiansen). He has published widely on foreign and security issues in a number of peer-reviewed academic journals. He is a frequent contributor to edited volumes on foreign policy, post-Lisbon diplomacy, intelligence, defence capabilities and EU-Asia security ties. He is also co-Executive Editor of the Journal of European Integration.