Maxime Larivé

Maxime Larivé is the associate director of the European Union Center and the director of graduate studies at the institution. Prior to joining the University of Illinois, he was a research associate at the European Union Center at the University of Miami and worked as an international expert in education for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was also a consultant for the European Commission/PPMI. His research includes European security and defense, transatlantic relations, energy security and trade relations between the EU and the US. Larivé’s publications include "Debating European Security and Defense Policy. Understanding the Complexity" (2014). He holds a PhD in International Studies from the University of Miami.

UK Exit Affects All of European Union

February 24, 2016

Should European citizens vote on the United Kingdom’s new “special status” with the EU? European governments have let a member state of the European Union (EU) cherry-pick the terms of its place in the union, potentially setting an irreversible situation. But should the United Kingdom remain an EU member under...

Europe in 2016

January 15, 2016

With the rise of the far-right, national politics will certainly have their say on international relations in Europe. It has become routine for analysts to identify issues and threats that may occur throughout the next 12 months. And every time, experts underline how futile such an exercise can be. Regardless...