Lauge Poulsen is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Department of Political Science, University College London.
Poulsen's first book, Bounded Rationality and Economic Diplomacy: The Politics of Investment Treaties in Developing Countries (Cambridge Press), won the International Studies Association's inaugural award for best book in International Political Economy. His second book, The Political Economy of the Investment Treaty Regime, was published in 2017 (Oxford Press; with Bonnitcha and Waibel). He is currently working in a long-term project on the history of British investment diplomacy during the Cold War.
Poulsen has advised governments and private organisations on investment policies and given expert testimonies to parliamentary committees in the UK and abroad. He is currently Academic Advisor on Trade Policy to the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the lead on Advanced Trade Policy training for Whitehall.
Taught courses at UCL:
- Modern Classics in Political Analysis, ugrad, convener
- International Political Economy, grad, co-convener
- Big Books in Political Science, PhD seminar, convener
University College London
School of Public Policy
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