Dr Jeff Bridoux BA Free University of Brussels MA Free University of Brussels PhD Prfysgol Caint

Lecturer in International Politics

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Department of International Politics

Postal address
Aberystwyth University
International Politics Building
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 01970 622329

Research interests

Jeff's current research concentrates on the future of the liberal word order with a focus on the United States as provider and guardian of said order. Other areas of interest include US foreign policy, post-conflict reconstruction and the concept of power in IR theory.


Jeff Bridoux is Lecturer in International Politics. He joined the department in 2010 as a postdoctoral fellow on the 'Political Economies of Democratisation' project, funded by the ERC. He holds a BA in Political Science/International Relations and a Master in Political Science from the Free University of Brussels (ULB), and a PhD from The University of Kent (Canterbury). His research interests are located in the future of the liberal world order, the use of the concept of power in International Relations, especially regarding American Foreign Policy, international politics of the Middle East and East Asia, post-conflict reconstruction, democracy promotion and democratisation. He is Assistant Editor for the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding.


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IP2/34420 By the People: US Politics, Past and Present

IP2/36920 America at War: a Military History of the United States

IQ2/30420 International Statebuilding: Reconstructing war-torn States

IQ2/32220 US Foreign Policy

IPM3820 Power and Postwar Reconstruction: a Critical Approach