IDEE, Royal University Institute for European Studies, Programmes, Masters, International Relations, Academic Staff, professors, Richard Youngs, University of Warwick


Senior Researcher at Carnegie Europe




  • Degree in Political and Social Sciences from the University of Cambridge
  • Master of Arts in International Studies, University of Warwick
  • PhD from the University of Warwick



  • Associate Professor at the University of Warwick
  • Research areas focus on: democratisation and democracy promotion | European foreign policy | energy security and the Middle East regions | North Africa
  • Director of FRIDE until June 2013
  • Positions in the United Kingdom's Foreign Office
  • Senior Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington



  • YOUNGS, R. (2019). Civic Activism Unleashed: new hope or false dawn for democracy?. Oxford University Press. 
  • YOUNGS, R. (2017). Europe reset: new directions for the EU. I.B. Tauris.
  • YOUNGS, R. (2017). Europe's Eastern Crisis: the geopolitics of asymmetry. Cambridge University Press. 
  • YOUNGS, R. (2014). Climate change and European security. Routledge.