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Megan Dee

Megan DeeMegan Dee is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at the University of Warwick. In 2013 she was awarded her PhD in Politics from the University of Glasgow for her thesis ‘Challenging Expectations: A study of European Union performance in multilateral negotiations’. In 2009 she earned her MSc in International Politics from the University of Glasgow and in 2004 her BSc hons in Politics (1st class) from the University of Stirling. She has six years previous work experience in the Scottish political system, including several years of working as a parliamentary researcher in the Scottish Parliament. Megan’s research addresses the conceptualisation and explanation of EU performance in multilateral negotiations, with a particular interest in how changes to structural conditions have shaped the EU’s performance in the WTO/multilateral trade negotiations.

Research interests/expertise

  • Global governance and multilateralism
  • Multilateral negotiation, diplomacy and bargaining
  • Groups in international organisations
  • The European Union as a global power
  • Trade
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
  • Climate Change

Publications

  • Dee, M. (2015) ‘The European Union and its performance in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty negotiations: Consistency, Change and Challenges’, in D. Bourantonis, S. Blavoukos and C. Portela (eds.) The EU and the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: Strategies, Policies, Actions. (Palgrave Macmillan: London)
  • Dee, M. (2015) 'The EU's multilateralist combat against the proliferation of WMD in the NPT: mirroring the Grand Bargain', European Security, 24(1), 1-18
  • Dee, M. (ed.) (2015) 'Responding to Crises: Perspectives on the European Union' Report from the GR:EEN House of Lords High Level Policy Workshop
  • Dee, M & Mortensen, J.L. (2014) 'Responding to new powers: The EU's global trade strategy moving forward' GR:EEN Policy Brief, No. 36
  • Dee, M. (2014) 'Bridging the divide: The importance of impact' Politics@Warwick blog available online at http://politicsatwarwick.net/2014/05/03/importance-of-impact/
  • Dee, M. (2013) ‘The European Union and the WTO Post-Bali Work Programme’ GR:EEN Policy Brief, No. 16
  • Dee, M. (2013) ‘The 9th WTO Ministerial Conference: A victory for the WTO but what next?’ GR:EEN Working Paper Series, No. 45

  • Dee, M. (2012) ‘Explaining European Union Performance in the Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty Review Negotiations: Limited ambition but pragmatic positioning’ Research Unit on International Security and Cooperation (UNISCI) Discussion Papers, No. 30, Special Issue, Europe and (non)Proliferation
  • Dee, M (2012) 'Tackling the EU's emerging irrelevance in the Doha Round' Commentary for the European Council on Foreign Relations ‘EU Performance Scorecard 2012’
  • Dee, M. (2012) 'Standing together or Doing the Splits? Evaluating European Union Performance in the Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty Review Negotiations' European Foreign Affairs Review 17(2), 187-210

Forthcoming publications

  • Dee, M. The EU in a Multipolar World: World Trade, global governance and the case of the WTO (Palgrave Macmillan: London)

Events

Papers presented

  • Pragmatic Power Europe: Responding to an emerging multipolar world, European Union Studies Association (EUSA) International Biennial Conference, Boston, USA, 5-7 March 2015
  • The search for a coherent voice? An assessment of European Union performance in the 2010-2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review cycle, The EU @ The UN Workshop, Athens University of Business & Economics, 13-14 February 2015
  • The European Union in a Multipolar World: Theoretical implications, International Political Economy Research Cluster, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, 2 June 2014
  • Others’ perceptions of EU performance in multilateral negotiations: Doing something of nothing in tackling global crises, Eighth Pan-European Conference on International Relations, European International Studies Association (EISA), Warsaw, Poland, 18-21 September 2013
  • The EU’s multilateralist combat against the proliferation of WMD: A clear position but what about a strategy? Eighth Pan-European Conference on International Relations, European International Studies Association (EISA), Warsaw, Poland, 18-21 September 2013
  • Evaluating European Union performance in international multilateral negotiations: The case of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, Eighteenth International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, hosted by the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), Barcelona, Spain, 20-22 June 2011
  • Evaluating European Union leadership in international multilateral negotiations: A framework for analysis, European Union Studies Association (EUSA) 12th Biennial International Conference Regency Hyatt Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, 3-5 March 2011
  • Evaluating European Union leadership in multilateral negotiations: A framework for analysis, ‘Effective Multilateralism? - The EU and international institutions’, Centre for the Study of International Governance, University of Loughborough, 13-14 Jan. 2011

Contact

m dot dee at warwick dot ac dot uk

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