Frédéric Mérand (Ph.D., Berkeley) is professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Montreal. After working as a policy advisor for the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, he held several positions at the University of Montreal, including those of Director of the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies and Director of the master's program in political science.

The author or co-author of four books on European security, defence policy and the European Union, including European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State (Oxford University Press, 2008), Mr. Mérand's articles have been published in journals such as West European Politics, Security Studies, the Journal of Common Market Studies, Cooperation and Conflict, the Canadian Journal of Political Science, the International Journal, European Security, and Comparative European Politics. He is also associate editor of the journal Politique européenne.

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