Research Division Director
Dr Thierry Tardy is Director of the Research Division at the NATO Defense College in Rome. Previously he was Senior Analyst at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS). He has researched and published extensively on European Security, with a particular focus on military and civilian crisis management, the United Nations, the European Union, and NATO; inter-institutional cooperation in security governance; security regionalism; and the EU Common Security and Defence Policy.
His latest publications include the Oxford Handbook on United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Oxford University Press, co-edited); “Recasting EU Civilian Crisis Management”, Report n°32, EUISS, February 2017; “Permanent Structured Cooperation: What’s in a name?”, Chaillot Paper 142, EUISS, Nov. 2017 (co-authored); and “Does European defence really matter? Fortunes and misfortunes of the Common Security and Defence Policy”, European Security, Vol.27, March 2018.
Thierry has been teaching in the field of European Security at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Paris), La Sorbonne, the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO), and the College of Europe in Bruges. He has also lectured regularly at the NATO Defense College and at the European Security and Defense College (ESDC). He is a graduate of the Institute of Higher National Defence Studies (IHEDN, 62nd National Session, 2009-10).