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Romain Baussand

PhD Candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant


Romain joined the European and International Studies department in 2017. His PhD dissertation investigates the Brexit negotiations and examines the inter-institutional relationships within the European Union. He is interested in international negotiations patterns and delegation issues to question the allegedly uniqueness of Brexit.

Romain is a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the second-year module ‘The Integration of the European Union’, and teaches in the Department of Political Economy the ‘European Union: Power, Politics and Economics’ module in year 2.

Romain holds an MA in International Relations from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, a BA in Political Science, as well as a DHE in History from Paris IV Paris-Sorbonne University.

Doctoral Research

Dealing with Brexit: Institutional dynamics in EU negotiations

Research Interests

European Politics
EU Politics and Integration
EU Institutions and Governance
International negotiations
International organisations


Dr Isabelle Hertner and Dr Edoardo Bressanelli