Lauge Poulsen is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Department of Political Science, University College London. He works on the political economy of international economic law.
He is the co-author of The Political Economy of the Investment Treaty Regime (Oxford University Press) and author of Bounded Rationality and Economic Diplomacy (Cambridge University Press), which won the International Studies Association's inaugural award for best book in International Political Economy. His work has also featured in leading journals in international relations and international law, including European Journal of International Relations, International Studies Quarterly, International & Comparative Law Quarterly, Journal of International Economic Law, World Development, and World Politics.
Poulsen is on the editorial boards of Journal of International Economic Law and Global Policy and has been a visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution and Melbourne Law School. He has given expert testimonies on trade and investment policy to parliamentary committees in the UK and abroad and served as Academic Advisor on trade policy to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office from 2017 to 2020. Since 2019, he has been co-lead on Advanced Trade Policy training for Whitehall.
Courses taught at UCL:
- International Trade Policy
- International Political Economy
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