David Cadier (FR) is an Assistant Professor of European Politics in Global Perspective at the University of Groningen. Previously, he was a Researcher at Sciences Po’s Centre for International Studies (2018-2021) and a Teaching Fellow in International Strategy and Diplomacy at the London School of Economics (2012-2015). He has also held visiting positions at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, the Prague Institute for International Relations, SAIS Johns Hopkins University in Washington, the Polish Institute of International Affairs in Warsaw, and the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in Helsinki. His research interests include Foreign Policy Analysis, EU-Russia Relations, Central Europe, and the foreign policies of populist governments. He obtained his PhD from Sciences Po Paris.


Selected Publications:

  • “Populism and Foreign Policy: A Research Agenda” (with Sandra Destradi and Johannes Plagemann), Contemporary European Politics, vol. 19, no. 6, 2021, pp. 663-682.
  • “Populism, Historical Discourse and Foreign Policy: The case of Poland’s Law and Justice Government 2015-2017” (with Kacper Szulecki), International Politics, vol. 57, no. 6, 2020, pp. 990–1011.
  • “The Geopoliticisation of the EU’s Eastern Partnership”, Geopolitics, vol. 24, no. 1, 2019, pp. 71-99.
  • “Continuity and Change in France’s Policies towards Russia: A Milieu Goals Explanation”, International Affairs, vol. 94, no. 6, 2018, pp. 1349-1369.
  • Russia’s Foreign Policy: Ideas, Domestic Politics and External Relations (co-edited with Margot Light), Palgrave, 2015.

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