Martin Dudermel (FR/BR) joined the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies as an Academic Assistant in August 2022. He holds an MA in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from the College of Europe (2021-2022, Éliane Vogel-Polsky Promotion), an MA in International Public Management (2016-2019) from Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) and a BA in Social Sciences and Latin American Studies (2013-2016) from Sciences Po Paris, Europe-Latin America campus in Poitiers. Over the course of his studies, he attended the University of Texas at Austin (2015-2016) as an exchange student as well as the University of Tehran’s International Centre for Persian studies (2018-2019).
Prior to joining the College of Europe, Martin carried out multiple experiences in the field of diplomacy. He was an intern within the diplomatic chancery of the Embassy of France in Brazil (2017), a Blue Book trainee at the South America division of the European External Action Service (EEAS) (2019-2020) and worked as EU Research and Advocacy Assistant at the International Crisis Group (2021).
Fields of interest: EU diplomacy, EU external representation, EU-Iran relations, EU-Latin America relations, EU development policy
Martin was awarded the Sergio LOPEZ PERONA Memorial Prize for the best thesis on the EU’s relations with the Middle East, for the thesis he wrote in the framework of his MA at the College of Europe titled “Tehran does not respond: EU actorness and two-level games applied to the failed opening of an EU Delegation in Iran”.