Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, Kings College London
Director, Economic and Social Research Council Initiative on the UK in a Changing Europe
Anand Menon is Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College London. He also directs the Economic and Social Research Council Initiative on the UK in a Changing Europe (www.ukandeu.ac.uk). Previously, he was Director of the European Research Institute at the University of Birmingham. Prior to this, he taught at the University of Oxford (St Antony’s College). He has held positions at Sciences Po, Columbia University and NYU. He has written on many aspects of contemporary Europe including the EU politics and institutions and European security. He is co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of the European Union (OUP, 2012) and author, amongst other things, of Europe: The State of the Union (Atlantic Books 2008).
Anand has significant experience of working with non-academic patrons in governments, international organizations and the media. He is currently Specialist Adviser to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons. He has recently been appointed to head the major new project The UK in a Changing Europe. Anand will act as Director for the initiative which will investigate the relationship between the UK and the EU.