Samuel B.H. Faure is Associate Professor of Political Science at Sciences Po Saint-Germain and Associate Researcher at Printemps CNRS Research Centre (Paris-Saclay University). Dr Faure specializes in the politics of the European Union, French and British armaments policies and the defence industry in Europe.
He was formerly a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford (Nuffield College and Maison française d’Oxford) and at King’s College London, an associate researcher at the Institute for Strategic Research of the Military Academy (IRSEM) and a visiting researcher at Harvard University, and also an expert scholar at the Institut des hautes études de défense nationale (IHEDN).
He holds a PhD in International Relations from Sciences Po and a Master’s degree in European Studies from the University of Montreal. His doctoral thesis won IHEDN’s top prize for 2018 and the French European Studies Association’s J.L. Quermonne Prize. He also won the 2019 Pierre Hassner Prize for the best article in strategic studies published in French.