Lauge Poulsen is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Department of Political Science, University College London.
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 also features 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 Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons' International Trade Committee and co-lead on Whitehall's Advanced Trade Policy programme. He 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. From 2017 to 2020, he served as Academic Adviser on trade policy to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.
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