Dr Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni

Lecturer in International Studies at Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge

Lecturer in International Studies, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge

Dr Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni is Lecturer in International Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the European University Institute (2001). Prior to taking up her post at Cambridge University, she held a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University's Centre for European Studies (2000-02). Dr Eilstrup-Sangiovanni is Director of the Cambridge MPhil in International Relations.

Dr. Eilstrup-Sangiovanni's main research interests are in the areas of International Organization, International Relations Theory and International Security. She is particularly interested in international institutional design. In recent research projects she has studied the design and dynamics of transgovernmental security networks, the organizational structure of terrorist and criminal networks, as well as the institutional implications of declining American hegemony. Her other research interests include regional integration, the EU, European security and defence policy, balance-of-power and alliance theory, and transnational environmental advocacy.