Dr Luc-André Brunet is Deputy Head of the Cold War Studies Project and Book Review Editor for the journal Cold War History.
He is also Lecturer in Twentieth-Century European History at the Open University, having previously taught at the undergraduate and postgraduate level at LSE and Queen Mary, University of London.
Luc earned his PhD in International History at LSE in 2014 for which he was awarded a SSHRC doctoral fellowship. He was subsequently Pinto Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary International History at LSE IDEAS (2014-15) and then Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy (2015-16). He was also Visiting Fellow at the Centre d'Histoire de Sciences Po, Paris in 2013.
His forthcoming book, Forging Europe: Industrial Organisation in France from Vichy to the ECSC, 1940-1952,explores the institutional and personal continuities from Vichy France to the post-war Fourth Republic and the European Community, the forerunner to today’s European Union.
Areas of expertise:
Twentieth-century Europe, with particular emphasis on:
European integration and the Cold War
French economic and foreign policy
Vichy France and the Second World War