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Euan is currently an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded Ph.D. candidate in The Department of European and International Studies at King’s College London.

Previously, he obtained a first-class undergraduate degree in ‘MA International Relations’ from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a masters degree with distinction in ‘MSc Crisis and Security Management’ from Leiden University, Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands. He has also recently completed a fully-funded, second masters degree, with distinction, in ‘MA European Studies’ at King’s College London, serving as a precursor to his current doctoral research. He spent the third year of his Edinburgh studies at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, thanks to an Erasmus scholarship.

Vocationally, Euan is currently an independently contracted research associate for the European Council for Foreign Relations (ECFR), based in London. He has also previously interned at The U.K. in a Changing Europe (UKICE), also in London.

He blogs about current affairs here.

Doctoral Research

The role of Trust in International Relations: the European Union’s Policies Towards the Middle East and North Africa

Research Interests

  • International Relations (meta)theory
  • Trust in International Relations
  • European foreign and security policy
  • European Neighbourhood Policy towards the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
  • Critical Realism