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Frédéric Mérand

Frédéric Mérand is a Professor of political science and scientific director of the University of Montreal Centre for International Studies (CÉRIUM). Specialized in European politics and International Relations, he was visiting Professor at Sciences Po Paris, McGill University and at the universities of Toronto, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Lille and Guido Carli in Rome. Previously, he worked as foreign policy advisor for the Canadian government. 

His current research projects focus on relations between Europe and Russia, European political economy and the decline of great powers. He is the author of European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State (Oxford University Press, 2008) and co-authored Introduction à l’Union européenne. Institutions, politiques et sociétés (De Boeck, 2011). He has published in academic journals Security Studies, Journal of Common Market Studies, West European Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Cooperation and Conflict, Politique Européenne, Canadian Foreign Policy,  International Journal.

Areas of expertise: European Union, Russia and Foreign and Defence Policy. 

Selected Publications: