Laurent Charbonneau is a master’s student in political science at the Université de Montréal. Specializing in security issues and defence cooperation in the European context, he has worked in the political section of the Canadian Mission to the European Union and will soon be joining NATO’s Strategic Foresight Branch.
His master’s thesis analyzes the emergence of the concept of European strategic autonomy, under the supervision of Frédéric Mérand. His research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies (CCGES), and the Jean Monnet Center Montréal (JMCM). Laurent previously graduated Summa Cum Laude with an Honours B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Economics from the University of Ottawa.
- Foreign and defence policy
- European Union
- International relations