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Megan Dee

Associate Research Fellow

Email: m dot dee at warwick dot ac dot uk

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Profile

Dr Megan Dee is an Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies. Her research expertise covers international negotiation, diplomacy and decision-making in international organisations, with particular interest in the European Union, United Nations and World Trade Organisation. Megan has published widely on these topics including articles in The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, European Security and European Foreign Affairs Review. Her first book was published by Palgrave in 2015 entitled The European Union in a Multipolar World: World Trade, Global Governance and the Case of the WTO. Megan was awarded her PhD in Politics from the University of Glasgow in April 2013, she has an MSc in International Politics from the University of Glasgow and a BSc hons in Politics (1st class) from the University of Stirling.

Research interests

  • International negotiation, diplomacy and decision-making
  • International organisations (United Nations, WTO, EU)
  • The European Union as a global actor
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
  • Trade

Recent publications

  • Dee, M (2017) 'The European Union in UN Disarmament Forums' in Blavoukos S. & Bourantonis, D. (eds) The European Union in UN Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke)
  • Dee, M. & Smith, K.E. (2017) ‘The UK’s Diplomacy in the United Nations post-BREXIT: Challenges and Opportunities’, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, BREXIT Special Issue (guest edited by Dan Wincott) available on open access now at http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1369148117710208
  • Dee, M (2017) 'Group interplay and dynamics in UN Disarmament Forums: In Search of Consensus' The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 12(2), 158-177. Part of the special issue Multilateral Politics of UN Diplomacy (co-edited by Karen E. Smith and Katie Laatikainen)
  • Dee, M (2017) ‘The EU’s Performance in the 2015 NPT Review Conference: What went wrong’ in Tonra, B., Young, A.R. & Whitman, R. (eds.) Foreign Policy of the European Union (Sage, London)
  • Dee, M. (2015) 'The EU's performance in the 2015 NPT Review Conference: What went wrong' European Foreign Affairs Review, 20(4), 591-608. **WINNER OF THE EUROPEAN FOREIGN AFFAIRS REVIEW BEST PAPER PRIZE FOR 2015**
  • Dee, M. (2015) The European Union in a Multipolar World: World Trade, global governance and the case of the WTO (Palgrave Macmillan: London) available online at Amazon, Google Books, and Palgrave Connect
  • 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. (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) '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

Commentary and briefing papers

Papers presented

  • The UK's Diplomacy in the United Nations post-BREXIT: Challenges and Opportunities, BJPIR Special Issue Panel, Political Studies Association (PSA) Conference, Glasgow, 10-12 April 2017
  • The UK’s Diplomacy in the United Nations post-BREXIT: Challenges and Opportunities, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations BREXIT Workshop, University of Edinburgh, 23-24 February 2017
  • 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

Events organised

Service

  • Written Evidence given to the House of Lords International Relations Committee Inquiry into UK Priorities for the new UN Secretary General (Sep 2016)
  • Managing Editor, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh (2015)
  • Course Convenor: Institutions and Policies of the European Union, MSc taught course, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow (2015)
  • Co-Lecturer: The European Union in International Politics and Development, MSc taught course, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow (with Professor Maurizio Carbone) (2011, 2012, 2015)
  • Guest Speaker: EUPERFORM Developing a Research Agenda, Institute of European Studies, Brussels, 20 October 2015