Nicolas Lemay-Hébert is a Fellow in the Department of International Relations, and the Department’s Director of Research at Australian National University (ANU). Prior to joining ANU in 2019, Nicolas worked as an invited professor at the University of Quebec at Montreal and senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Nicolas is co-editor of the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding and the Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding. His current research interests include statebuilding and intervention issues in Asia/Pacific and beyond. He is particularly interested in local resistance to international interventions and the political economy of interventions. Nicolas has co-edited four books, including Semantics of Statebuilding: Language, Meanings and Sovereignty (Routledge, 2014); The Political Invention of Fragile States (Routledge, 2015); and Hybridity: Law, Culture and Development (Routledge, 2017).
- Political Economy of Interventions
- Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, “Critical Debates on Liberal Peacebuilding,” Civil Wars 15:2 (2013): 242-252.
- Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, “Resistance in the Time of Cholera: The Limits of Stabilization through Securitization in Haiti,” International Peacekeeping 21:2 (2014): 198-213.
- Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, “Exploring the Effective Authority of International Administrations from the League of Nations to the United Nations,” Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding 11:4 (2017): 468-489.
- Nicolas Lemay-Hebert & Gëzim Visoka, “Normal Peace: A New Strategic Narrative of Intervention,” Politics and Governance 5:3 (2017): 146-156.
- Sonja Grimm, Nicolas Lemay-Hébert & Olivier Nay, “Fragile States’: Introducing a Political Concept,” Third World Quarterly 35:2 (2014): 197-209.