Research Fellow, Head of Ifri's Geopolitics of Technologies Program 

Research Interests:

  • Defense and security policies in Europe

  • Critical technologies and infrastructures

  • EU, NATO, and transatlantic relations


Alice Pannier joined Ifri in October 2020 to launch the Geopolitics of Technologies program, after being an Associate Research Fellow since 2019. From 2017 to 2020, she was Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of strategic research (IRSEM) at the French ministry of armed forces.

Alice Pannier is a graduate of King's College London and Panthéon-Sorbonne University and holds a doctorate in political science from Sciences Po Paris, co-supervised with King's College. She is the author of Rivals in Arms: The Rise of UK-France Defence Relations in the 21st Century (McGill-Queen’s University Press, October 2020) and co-author, with Olivier Schmitt, of French Defence Policy since the End of the Cold War (Routledge, February 2021).

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The untold story of the thriving yet complicated defense relationship of two countries caught between strategic decline and global ambitions. As the UK leaves the European Union and as the multilateral international order is increasingly under stress, bilateral security links are more...

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