Linde Desmaele

Linde Desmaele

PhD Researcher International Security

CV

Linde Desmaele joined the IES in April 2017 as a PhD researcher in the International Security cluster. Her main research interests are American grand strategy, transatlantic relations, neoclassical realism and the security of the Korean Peninsula. In her PhD project, Linde focuses on the changing role of Europe in American grand strategy as Washington rebalances to the Asia-Pacific region. The PhD project is embedded within the KF-VUB Korea Chair. 

Linde is currently a visiting researcher at the Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies at Columbia University (Spring 2020). In the Fall of 2018, she was a visiting researcher at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. 

Linde obtained a M.A with high honors in European Studies (specialization: EU-Asia Relations) from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), and a M.A. in International Studies with high honors from Seoul National University's Graduate School of International Studies. 

She previously worked as a trainee at the Belgian Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. 

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Activities

Articles (peer-reviewed)

Meibauer, G., Desmaele, L., Onea, T., Kitchen, N., Foulon, M., Reichwein, A. & Sterling-Folker, J. (2020) 'Forum: Rethinking Neoclassical Realism at Theory's End', International Studies Review, p. 1-28 

Commissioned Research & Policy Work 

Hellendorff, B. & Desmaele, L. (2020) 'Belgium-South Korea Relations: A Partnership with Potential,' in Mapping Out EU-South Korea Relations: Key Member States' Perspectives eds. Pacheco Pardo, R. 

Parcho Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L. & Ernst. M. (2019) One year after the Singapore summit: an analysis of the views of the publics of the US, China, Japan and Russia about the situation in the Korean Peninsula 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L. & Ernst, M. (2019) Survey Analysis: One year after the Singapore summit

Pacheco Pardo, R., Desmaele, L. & Erst, M. (2018) EU-ROK Relations: Putting the strategic partnership to work

Policy Briefs

Desmaele, L. (2019). US Forces Korea in the balance: Time to go home? 

Desmaele, L. (2018). From nuclear threats to nuclear talks: A big win for President Donald Trump?

Other Research Output

Desmaele, L & Simon, L. (2019) East Asia First, Europe Second: Picking Regions in US Grand Strategy (War on the Rocks), 7 August 2019. 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T. & Desmaele, L. (2019) Podcast: President Trump's visit to North Korea

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L. & Ernst, M. (2019) Hanoi Summit Explained: The key players' views

Pacheco Pardo, R., Desmaele, L. & Erst, M. (2018) Putting the EU-South Korea partnership to work (Euractiv), 19 October 2018. 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L. & Ernst, M. (2018) Inter-Korean Summit in Pyongyang explained: The key players’ views 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T. & Desmaele, L. (2018). Podcast: Assessing the third inter-Korean summit of 2018 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T. & Desmaele, L. (2018). Podcast: Assessing the Trump-Kim Summit 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Oertel, J. & Desmaele, L. (2018). US-North Korea Summit explained: The key players’ views 

Pacheco Pardo, R., Kim, T., Desmaele, L. & Oertel, J. (2018). Inter-Korean Summit explained: The key players’ views 

Desmaele, L. (2016) 'A Review of Poorly Made in China: An Insider’s Account of the Tactics Behind China’s Production Game', Seoul National University Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 1 (1), p. 54-57.