Christelle Calmels holds a doctorate in political science and international relations. Her doctoral research focused on state influence in international organizations. Having chosen France within the Atlantic Alliance as a case study, she conducted five months of fieldwork in its military delegation to NATO (Brussels). Christelle Calmels was also a visiting doctoral student at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS, Washington) as well as at the University of Montpellier (CEPEL). Since November 2021, she is a project manager at the French Ministry of Defence and an associate research fellow at CERI.

Work in Progress

International Organisations, NATO, French Foreign Policy, Qualitative Methodology

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Main Publications

Christelle Calmels (2020) NATO’s 360-degree approach to security: alliance cohesion and adaptation after the Crimean crisis, European Security, 29:4, 416-435, DOI: 10.1080/09662839.2020.1795834


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