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Chad Damro (USA) is Senior Lecturer of Politics and International Relations and Co-Director of the Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. 

Professor Damro received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002. He is Jean Monnet Professor and Director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the University of Edinburgh. In addition to his posts at the University of Edinburgh, he has held numerous positions at other institutions, including a Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy; Policy Analyst at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC; Visiting Fellow at the University of Leuven’s Institute for European and International Policy; Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence; Center Associate at the University of Pittsburgh’s EU Center; Visiting Scholar at Texas A&M University and EU Fulbright Scholar at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. In 2006, Professor Damro was awarded the Sir Bernard Crick prize (New Entrant) for excellence in teaching by the UK’s Political Studies Association. He has also been awarded a Jean Monnet Module Grant from the European Commission and is a research member of the FP7 MERCURY project on 'Multilateralism and the EU' and TRANSWORLD project on 'Redefining the Transatlantic Relationship'.

Professor Damro has published widely on the European Union in international politics, on international regulatory cooperation and on transatlantic relations. In addition to three books on EU external relations and numerous chapters in edited volumes, his research has appeared in the Journal of Common Market Studies, European Journal of International Relations, Journal of European Public Policy, Review of International Political Economy, Journal of European Integration, European Foreign Affairs Review, Journal of Contemporary European Research, Environmental Politics, Antitrust Bulletin, and Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade.