Areas of Expertise:
  • EU Foreign Policy
  • EU-Russia relations
  • Russian Foreign Policy
  • French Foreign Policy
  • Central Europe

Dr. David Cadier is a TAPIR Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, SAIS Johns Hopkins University, and an Associate at LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics. He focuses in his research on EU-Russia relations, on the foreign policies of EU member states (especially France, Poland and the Czech Republic) and on Russia’s foreign policy.

From 2012 to 2015, he was a Teaching Fellow in International Strategy and Diplomacy at the London School of Economics. There, he taught in the International Relations Department and on LSE IDEAS Executive Masters in International Strategy and Diplomacy.

David obtained his PhD from Sciences Po Paris in 2012. He held visiting positions at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, the Prague Institute of International Relations and the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in Helsinki. He taught at various universities, including the London School of Economics, Sciences Po Lille and Charles University in Prague. He also had professional experiences at the OSCE Headquarters in Vienna, at the OSCE Mission to Serbia and at the French Embassy to Estonia.

David’s recent publications include Russia’s Foreign Policy: Ideas, Domestic Politics and External Relations (Palgrave 2015, co-edited with Margot Light), “Eastern Partnership vs Eurasian Union? The EU–Russia Competition in the Shared Neighborhood and the Ukraine Crisis” (Global Policy, October 2014) and “Detour or direction? The Europeanization of France’s policies towards Russia” (FIIA Briefing Paper, May 2016). He has an extensive media experience, writing op-eds or providing comments for outlets such as Le Monde, BBC News, Newsweek, Voice of America or The Moscow.