Prof. Dr. Luis Simón
Luis Simón is research professor at the Institute for European Studies and director of the Brussels office of the Elcano Royal Institute. He is also a co-founder and senior editor of the online magazine European Geostrategy, an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and the Baltic Defence College, and a member of the editorial board of Parameters: The US Army War College Quarterly. His current research interests include the evolution of U.S. geostrategy and its impact upon the transatlantic relationship; European security; the future of NATO; and changing geostrategic dynamics in Asia and their implications for Europe. Luis is a frequent lecturer on geopolitical and strategic affairs at several universities and defence colleges, and his research has appeared in prestigious journals, such as Security Studies, International Affairs, The Journal of Strategic Studies, Geopolitics, Survival, Orbis, The RUSI Journal, Comparative Strategy, Parameters or The International Spectator. Luis holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of London, and a Masters degree from the Institute d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po).
Supervision of PhD students:
Linde Desmaele, 'Who Shapes Whom? Transatlantic Relations in the Asian Century'
Daniel Fiott, ‘The State, the Firm and Europe: Disentangling the Politics of the European Defence Technological Industrial Base’
Stephan Klose, 'A Critical Discourse Analysis of the European Union dialogues with its Asian partners'
Antonios Nestoras, 'Explaining Greece's Integration within the West through the lens of Geopolitics and Discourse Analysis'
Oxford University Press, International Affairs, International Relations, Foreign Policy Analysis, The RUSI Journal, European Security, Defence Studies, The International Spectator, Parameters: The U.S. Army War College Quarterly.
Profile and Publications
- Study at IES
- European Projects