Dr Jeff Bridoux

BA Free University of Brussels MA Free University of Brussels PhD Prfysgol Caint

Dr Jeff Bridoux

Lecturer in International Politics

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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.

Teaching

Research

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.

Office Hours (Student Contact Times)

  • Tuesday 16.30-17.30
  • Wednesday 13.30-14.30

Publications

Stronger than Strong. Perceptions and Misperceptions of PowerBridoux, J-F. 2017 American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers : Cooperation or conflict?. Regilme, S. S. F. & Parisot, J. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 19-3920 p. (Global Cooperation Series)
The Puzzle of Non-Western DemocracyBridoux, J-F. 2017 In : International Affairs.93, 2, p. 475-476
Cosmetic agreements and the cracks beneath: ideological convergences and divergences in US and EU's democracy promotion in civil societyBridoux, J-F. & Kurki, M. 2016 Comparative Perspectives on EU Democracy Promotion. Orbie, J., Wetzel, A. & Bossuyt, F. (eds.). Taylor & Francis
Violence after War: Explaining Instability in Post-Conflict States, by Michael J. BoyleBridoux, J-F. 2016 In : International Journal: Canada’s Journal of Global Policy Analysis.71, 1, p. 179-1824 p.
Cosmetic agreements and the cracks beneath: Ideological convergences and divergences in US and EU democracy promotion in civil societyBridoux, J. & Kurki, M. 2015 In : Cambridge Review of International Affairs.28, 1, p. 55-7420 p.
Democracy Promotion: A Critical IntroductionBridoux, J. & Kurki, M. 2014 Abingdon: Taylor & Francis. 168 p. (Intervention)
Liberal Democracy Promotion in Iraq: A Model for the Middle East and North Africa?Bridoux, J-F. P. & Russell, M. 2013 In : Foreign Policy Analysis.9, 3, p. 327-34620 p.
US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion: In Search of PurposeBridoux, J. 2013 In : International Relations.27, 2, p. 235-2406 p.
Liberal democracy: its multiple meanings in United States democracy promotionBridoux, J. & Kurki, M. 2013 Democratic Futures: Re-Visioning Democracy Promotion. Kurki, M. (ed.). Abingdon: Taylor & Francis, p. 121-14525 p. (Interventions)
Flexibility versus Inflexibility: discursive discrepancy in US democracy promotion and anti-corruption policiesBridoux, J. & Gebel, A. 2012 In : Third World Quarterly.33, 10, p. 1945-1963
Rethinking Democracy SupportHobson, C. E., Kurki, M. & Bridoux, J. 2012 United Nations University Press
Building Pyramids: Post-conflict Reconstruction in LibyaBridoux, J. 2011 International Studies Today, 1, 2, p. 6; 82 p.
American Foreign Policy and Postwar Reconstruction: Comparing Japan and IraqBridoux, J. 2011 Taylor & Francis. 248 p. (Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy)
'It’s the Political, Stupid’: National versus Transnational Perspectives on Democratisation in IraqBridoux, J. 2011 In : International Journal of Human Rights.15, 4, p. 552-57120 p.
Why Libya will not be a second IraqBridoux, J. 2011
Postwar Reconstruction, the Reverse Course and the New Way Forward: Bis Repetitas?Bridoux, J. 2011 In : Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding.5, 1, p. 43-66