Department of International Politics
International Politics Building
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.
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
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